Stick ‘Em Up! is a documentary that takes an in depth look into the overshadowed world of wheat pasting in Houston, Texas. Directed by Alex Luster. You will not only get a candid view of the daily life of several street artists but we will also focus on the other perspectives & opinions from city officials, art critics and everyday citizens
“Inside Outside” follows ZEVS and other so-called street artists from New York, Stockholm, Copenhagen and São Paulo. They all make a living off their art, but they also have an urge to exhibit their work illegally in the streets. “Inside Outside” is a film about the energy artists get when working in the street. An energy they’re missing when exhibiting in galleries and museums, an energy that brings life to their art and to their own lives. It´s an energy that’s partly caused by the fact that everything these artists do in the street is illegal; “Anything that gives you security is eventually going to restrict you at some point”, says Swoon about the art galleries.
You can view the film here
This may well save our drinks this NYE. A watered down bourbon may be a preference to some, but to others it wounds the drink in a snuffer. How about we avoid the ice issue altogether? “A few great soapstone workers in Perkinsville, Vermont have created Whiskey Stones. These little ice-imitators are specially designed to put a slight chill in your Whiskey. All you do is put them in the freezer for a few hours and then pop a couple into a glass of single malt. Once you’re done, rinse, dry and do it all over again! And no need to worry about a watery drink, because these stones don’t dilute (that’s the best part). ”
Recently, Iggy lined up nine laptops in a Miami studio so that he could collaborate with eight different amateur New Zealand contest-winner musicians on a version of his 1977 classic “The Passenger”.
Play this on your way to work this morning and your day will radiate waves of intense analog stimulation courtesy of the genius Gonzales. Also included in the EP is a brief audio liner note for the song in the form of a Q+A. Pretty swell.
And here’s the original version