Kraftwerk "Ruckzuck" (Live on West German TV, 1970). I have some of their later records but to be honest I had no idea Kraftwerk was around this early... like, before I was born. It makes me imagine what it is they were reacting to or against, that resulted in this sound. Fairly mind-blowing.
I'm sorry for all the video posting lately, I still stand by my opinion that it's the laziest form of blogging, but I haven't had time for more in-depth posts. Stick with us, though, big things are in the works.
. L'Amour Fou, a documentary which premiered stateside at the Tribeca Film Festival last month, follows the love between Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé by chronicling the development of their legendary art collection, recently auctioned by Christie's for $480,000,000.
L'Amour Fou trailer
Read an interview with the film's director, Pierre Thoretton – and watch a long-lost video by photographer Jeanloup Sieff wherein Yves answers the Proust questionnaire – at The Moment.
This coming Monday, May 9th, Parsons and the Aperture Foundation will present a screening of Somewhere to Disappear, a documentary by Laure Flammarion and Arnaud Uyttenhove (oh, them) on photographer Alec Soth's "Broken Manual" project, for which he cris-crossed the country in search of people who have retreated from society (trailer above). Soth will be there to answer questions after the screening. Go here for info.
. "I'm a fashion person – I work in the world of fashion – but I wouldn't want everybody to be high fashion, and I think the queen, you know, dressing basically like an oven mitt... I find it very endearing and very charming."