“Until the Light Takes Us,” a new documentary by Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites, tells the origin story of Black Metal.
Bright Lights Film Journal, which offers some of the finest film writing out there, took the gamble and went virtual in 1996 after an on-off history in print.
San Francisco-based artist and teacher Wendy Testu discusses her latest project: a labor of love that galvanizes one community around its social and environmental history.
“I don’t know if music itself changes the way people live their lives, I think it’s the other way around.”
“Music has the ability to inspire and elevate our moods. It also has the ability to make us feel "cool" or understood. That’s why a person’s taste in music so quickly defines them.”
Artist and wanderlust William Wacker shares images and impressions gathered during his recent tour of Asia, why he needs to catch up on vampire flicks and how, when it comes to art, it’s sometimes best to “shoot from the hip.”
“I guess we got into more of this British folk thing and a ‘fair maiden’ thing as I call it, but I don’t think we really sound like these bands, though there is more than a hint of it on the new album.”