December 2010

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PHIL OCHS: There But For Fortune
 (2010) Written & Directed by Kenneth Bowser

In this brilliantly constructed documentary film, interview and performance footage of Ochs is illuminated by the ruminations of Joan Baez, Tom Hayden, Pete Seeger, Sean Penn, Peter Yarrow, Christopher Hitchens, Ed Sanders, and others.

Opens January 5, 2011 at the IFC Center in New York!

Sam Prekop – The Silhouettes
Directed by Jordan Kim
Animators: Cris Shapan, Michael Wingate, Patrick Armitage, Jordan Kim
‘The Silhouettes’ from Sam Prekop – “Old Punch Card

Blending tropical with psychedelic, Mickey Brown forward a kind of music that is both familiar and wholly unique.

Mickey Brown – Wild Child

Mickey Mickey Rourke + Lester Brown = Mickey Brown

‘Wild Child’ is taken from a collaboration between LA’s Miller Rodriguez aka Mickey Mickey Rourke and Canada’s Lester Brown, Mickey Brown’s second album “Soul Glo,” available on its bandcamp page.

Toro y Moi – Still Sound

Les Sins – Lina

‘Still Sound’ is taken from Toro y Moi‘s forthcoming full-length “Underneath the Pine” which is due out on February 22nd, 2011 via Carpark.  His dance side project Les Sins’ ‘Lina’ (12″) is also out now via Carpark.

The Beets – Time Brought Age

‘Time Brought Age’ is taken from The Beets‘ upcoming second full-length “Stay Home” which is due out on January 11th via Captured Tracks, also out digitally on December 22nd / 7″ on January 11th with 4-panel poster sleeve by Matt Volz via Captured Tracks.

contrarede presents
SWANS Japan tour 2011 GUEST : James Blackshaw

2011/3/15(tue)  Shibuya/Tokyo, CLUB QUATTRO
2011/3/17(thu)  Shinsaibashi/Osaka, CLUB QUATTRO

further information >>

Swans – documentary, Czech Republic 1997
director Petr Matas Stehno, Czech Television

WATCH :: Swans – I Crawled – Live Lee’s Palace October 2, 2010


James Blackshaw – All Is Falling (Part 7 Edit)

This track (7-minute edit) is taken from James Blackshaw’s 2010 eighth studio album “All Is Falling,” released from Michael Gira’s Young God Records.

Night People #05
The Corin Tucker Band – Doubt
November 28, 2010 at O-nest, Shibuya
a film by Shuhei Hatano during Japan tour presented by Contrarede

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