The album artwork for Miami Memory shows a shirtless Alex Cameron. The artist is pictured in front of a wall plastered with photos, postcards and paintings. Sky scrapers, sea shells, polaroids depicting sections of naked flesh. One small image shows the singer, dancing. Another photo shows half of the face of Cameron’s actor/artist partner, Jemima…
The depth and breadth that Whitney explore in ‘Valleys (My Love)’ is ambitious and perfectly realized. The trajectory for the new album is inviting as hell.
‘Camp’ celebrates excess. Indulgence is at the forefront. As Susan Sontag said in her essay on the subject, “the essence of Camp is its love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration.” On Monday, the Met Gala put ‘Camp’ centerstage, as A-listers did their best to exude the event’s theme. On ‘Miami Memory’, Alex Cameron…
Tinted with an undeniable 90s stickiness, ‘BKLYNLDN’ by Shura brings to mind the humidity of an amorous Brooklyn summer.
Suuns have just shared a new video for a track from their new album, Felt, which is out on Secretly Canadian. The track is called “Look No Further”, and is a good detail to extract from the album.
The unusual indulgences of the avante-rock outfit found a new, looser, and more limber mode of expression on Felt.
Have you ever shaken a soda bottle to feel the tension of the plastic become tighter; to feel the gas inside the liquid swell and push the container outwards of itself? There is a small, exquisite apprehension to this action – it’s basic chemistry, but it’s also exciting.