- “Dissatisfaction” from Twelve Dark Noons by Naked on the Vague (2011)
Special Photograph no. 203A. Thomas Bede. 22 November, 1928, Central Police Station, Sydney. From the picture collection of the Historic Houses Trust. Published in the book City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948 by Peter Doyle.
Many photographs are collected on one page sans metadata here: Portraits de criminels australiens.
Relatedly, if anyone wants to buy me a copy of Luc Sante’s Evidence I’m cool with that.
BibliOdyssey throws a lovely curveball.
Many people say my design was inspired by the sailing yachts in the harbour or by seashells. This is not the case. It is like an orange, you peel an orange and you get these segments, these similar shapes. It was like this in my models. It was not that I thought it should be like sails in the harbour. It just so happened that the white sails were similar.
Cover of The Necks’ latest release, Silverwater.
Surely to make it onto my (yet to be compiled) best of 2009 list, Silverwater finds the Australian krautjazz trio in a darker mode, traveling from tightly wound skittery slithering to a doom-laden shuffle to some a sort of minimal organ pulse in the course of one hour-long track.
Attention Modcult East and readers in select cities, The Necks are doing several American shows this month. They don’t get over to the USA much, so pay attention and hope that your venue has comfortable chairs: