NPR Interview: Deeper Detail
A fuller transcript because radio interview…
Kurt Anderson: “Are you comfortable playing the blues?”
Playing the blues intimidates me. Almost more than any other musical expression. You can’t fake it, and unless you’ve lived it, you can’t be true – merely authentic. And I’d rather eat, say, “true” Soul food than “authentic” Soul food, any day.…
disquiet.com: yellow dog coda
Yesterday Disquiet.com‘s Marc Weidenbaum published a wonderful perspective on the Junto’s impact on the Studio360 Yellow Dog Blues cover challenge. In addition to featuring my contribution on this week’s Studio360, tracks by Junto members Ethan Hein and Tom Anderson (both in the set below) had been featured on the May 28th broadcast of Soudcheck, in which Kurt Anderson and Marc Anthony Thompson (Chocolate Genius) were interviewed by John Schaeffer.…
Photo taken at: Prospect Park
npr studio360 review: between stations (yellow dog blues) [disquiet0125-junto360blues]
Honored to have been highlighted as one of the two best tracks among some stellar contributions. Produced originally for Disquiet Junto challenge 0125.
By far the longest submission at 9:17, Westy Reflector sandwiches his psychedelically influenced cover in the static of a radio dial. Reflector (born Dave Westreich) tells Thompson, “No one in the story is in a fixed place.
lucid dreaming model
Meta. I modeled for a noir book cover drawn by my friend and brilliant illustrator John Nickle. I always dreamed of life as a grizzled 1940s writer…
Full post and process description at John Nickle’s tumblr…
tuesday turtle rescue
tuesday turtle rescue | prospect park pic.twitter.com/Zi6AfiRA4C
— westy reflector (@westyreflector) June 24, 2014
beauty reflection 0623a
ephemerality in bloom
ephemerality in bloom pic.twitter.com/GBk962LKgs
— westy reflector (@westyreflector) June 23, 2014
long colombian road ahead
Ricardo Llano Gonzalez takes a 133-kilometer motorcycle ride set to Long Road Ahead. Bogotá -La Calera -Guasca -Sopó -Bogotá. Sweet.
Published on Jun 22, 2014
Otra vez cogimos nuestras Royal Enfields 350cc con @JayBarbaNegra a ver qué nos trae la carretera.
Nuestras motos nos llevaron por la siguiente ruta: Bogotá – La Calera – Chingaza – Guasca – Sopó – Bogotá.
In May 2014, artists were given permission to project a light show onto the soon-but-at-the-time-not-yet-known-to-be decommissioned Kentile Floors sign on 9th Street in Brooklyn.
[vid] today i am not turning on the radio
Today I Am Not Turning On The Radio from Westy Reflector
with the kentile sign coming down, figured i’d revisit this lo-fi vid from 2011. shot w/ a nikon d90 during that year’s reconstruction of the smith/9th subway station from a manhattan-bound f-train. the video runs in reverse. coney-island bound is the other side of the tracks.…