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  • The 405 meets Tlaotlon
  • The Art Direction of Drive
  • The 405 meets Purity Ring
  • Dreaming at a Distance: On Steve Strange
  • The 405 meets Tlaotlon
  • The Art Direction of Drive
  • The 405 meets Purity Ring
  • Dreaming at a Distance: On Steve Strange
  • The 405 meets Tlaotlon

    by Martyn Pepperell, 05 March 2015

    Better known in fringe music circles as Tlaotlon, Jeremy is chain-smoking outside a cafe in Wellington (the capital city of New Zealand) while recovering from performing at a loft rave the night before. Between drags, and sips of strong coffee, he offers up thoughts on his psychedelica and cyberpunk informed techno music, and its place within "the world of virtual life technology and handheld media devices." [read more]

  • The Art Direction of Drive

    by Josh Brown, 05 March 2015

    While Drive is concerned very much with quirky lighting and costume decisions, it often gets away with it because these odd-ball choices come together to make something incredibly distinct and iconic. At the time of release audiences hungrily ate up this eccentric style, and as a result there hasn't been a recent movie propelled to cult classic status as quickly as Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive. [read more]

  • The 405 meets Purity Ring

    by Stephanie Vance, 04 March 2015

    Megan James has been experimenting. She’s living in Los Angeles at the moment, as she and Corin Roddick, the duo behind electro-dreampop band Purity Ring, prep for the release of Another Eternity, Purity Ring’s highly anticipated sophomore release, and tour to follow. [read more]

  • Dreaming at a Distance: On Steve Strange

    by Ned Raggett, 04 March 2015

    It would have been winter 1983, though I'm sure some website has the tendentious details -- I was in upstate New York, 12 years old, my 9 year old sister with me as we watched Solid Gold, the closest thing America had to a Top of the Pops style program pre-MTV. And don't believe the myth -- even in 1983 MTV was hardly available in all households coast to coast, including ours. [read more]