Eva Hesse on PBS

German-born NYC-raised artist Eva Hesse was a force to be reckoned with. Her work, sculpture, painting, and drawing, made mostly during the 1960s has been tagged “Postminimalism” by the Critics, the differentiating factor from regular old minimalism being “mirth and jokiness”, “unmistakable whiff of eroticism,” and […]

Album of the Week

Album of the Week: Schammasch

Have you danced with Ducasse? Done the Maldoror mambo? Lindy Hop’d with Lautréamont? Swiss avant-garde black metal band Schammasch are digging into Lautréamont’s Les Chants de Maldoror and The Maldoror Chants: Hermaphrodite is the first release of a planned series.


TM Visits Dia Beacon

On my way back home from Herb’s show in Hudson, NY I decided to stop over in Beacon, NY (down the Hudson) and spend the say at Dia Beacon. Occupying a former Nabisco box warehouse built in 1929, the Dia Beacon has filled the roughly […]


Zola Jesus Meets Circuit des Yeux

Talkhouse has put together another sweet podcast featuring Nika Danilova (Zola Jesus) and Haley Fohr (Circuit des Yeux) talking and laughing about life, music, record forums—”But we were anomalies in a way being young women…” said Fohr, “Not being like 45 year-old men living in […]

Album of the Week

Album of the Week: Ora Iso

Ora Iso, “can not” in Javanese dialect, is Indonesian-Australian, Kathleen Malay and New Yorker, Jason Kudo and Image Certifies is their 2nd full-length, released on Downwards in May of this year. The band describes the record as “A love letter to a society dying of […]