Correspondence: ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ (2021) dir. Peter Jackson

by Will Sloan, John Semley, and Jesse Hawken FROM WILL Hello John and Jesse, I know from your social media feeds that you are both, to some degree or another, fans of the Beatles, and also that you recently watched Peter Jackson’s documentary The Beatles: Get Back. I’m interested to know more about your relationship with the “lads from Liverpool,” but to kick things off, … Continue reading Correspondence: ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ (2021) dir. Peter Jackson

“The skeleton of what you’re making” — An Interview with Richard Forbes-Hamilton

In his latest work, (Third Study for) Swedge of Heaven (2020), multi-disciplinary artist Richard Forbes-Hamilton presents us with the precise image of his beat: a digitally animated individual with an oversized yellow whistle for a head – complete with a stoic ‘have a nice day’ smiley for a face – arrhythmically pounding on a drum with glow sticks. Continue reading “The skeleton of what you’re making” — An Interview with Richard Forbes-Hamilton

Dogme Year Zero: Microphones in 2020

by Ruairí McCann Knowing no one understands these songs,I try to sing them clearer.Even though no one has ever asked:”What does Mount Eerie mean?”I have tried to repeatedly explainIn complicated songs.But tonight, we will find out.I know no one.And no one knows me. Those are the opening lyrics of “No Flashlight”: Songs of the Fulfilled Night (2005). The first album Phil Elverum released as ‘Mount … Continue reading Dogme Year Zero: Microphones in 2020