Feed Me With Your Hiss

With such high expectations for My Bloody Valentine’s first performances in over 15 years, how could they help but disappoint? Since fading into obscurity following the release of their monumental 1991 LP Loveless, their gauzy, tremolo-drenched sunshine has spawned whole genres of imitators. The sound was ubiquitous in the East Coast indie rock scene of […]

A Covey of Credos

A good friend wrote to me recently to point me toward the website for Credo, a wireless expansion of the Working Assets telephone program. Credo sets aside a percentage of all of its fees to support nonprofit organizations of its customers’ choosing. According to its website, Credo gives you an opportunity to “choose the mobile […]

Gordon Matta-Clark at the Whitney

A current exhibition on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art is a fascinating tour through the visionary work of Gordon Matta-Clark, an absolute original in the 1970s New York art scene who died tragically young of cancer in 1978. Famed for his deconstructions of condemned or abandoned buildings, Matta-Clark was also a systematic […]