Charlie Watts always referred to himself as a taskman, yet he’s one of the best drummers around. Maybe there’s something to be learned here? In a band — you’d always think that the drummer keeps time. In the Stones; not so, methinks. It seems like Keith keeps time with Charlie and (then) Bill Wyman followingContinue reading “Charlie. 27 Feb 2013.”
“I could put together the greatest rock ‘n roll band you ever heard.” The Rolling Stone journalist who took this statement down would have been forgiven for feeling sceptical. By late 1969, jazz musicians were still working out how to rock, let alone roll. Miles’s most recent release at the time, the ambient masterpiece InContinue reading “Miles. 25 Feb 2013.”
I just turned to the Oscars. From what I can tell… Each film’s cast will all sit together. Three of said crew will have beards. One of said crew will have past-shoulder-length hair. All will jabber past their time allocations. Sally Field will wear red. But not win. If I can think of any otherContinue reading “Oscars. 24 Feb 2012.”
These are lyrics from Alain Souchon’s song Foule Sentimentale. Wish that it would work contextually in the film I’m currently editing. Never say never. D’accord?
Whatever it is — It really has to have heart. I was thinking about the cover of the Janis Joplin and Big Brother and The Holding Company LP. And how everything is connected… Right?? That’s what I thought you’d say…
Matt Duclos is one of the top cine lens guys in LA. He cine-modded a 1978 Leica 21mm Super Angulon for me. The workmanship is impeccable. I had an issue with the Leica lens when used with an Arri MMB-2 and MFF-2 and he went out of his way to help me solve the issue.Continue reading “MD. 19 Feb 2013.”
I received this notification a couple of days ago. Very flattering and I always like what Carhartt is up to design-wise. They did a collab with A.P.C. on t-shirts that rocked. And VERY hard to lay hands on. Will dig one up and post it. Very cool tie-up. There should be more collab — butContinue reading “Carhartt & TRRC. 16 Feb 2013.”