We live in the fast-forward age, says Ignacio Julià. We see everything in fast motion. These are quick times, impatient times.
This time, Nando Cruz asks his long question to Howe Gelb: on music and its surroundings; composing and the stage; the individual and the desert.
Howe Gelb: A soundwriter in the desert
Barbarian Days is more than a book about surf even though it’s basically… a surf book. Joan Pons thinks it is to literature what The Endless Summer was to documentaries.
IT’S ALL DOWN TO SURFING
A few weeks ago, Quim Casas wrote a laudatory text about Tex Avery. This time, he honours another animation titan: Chuck Jones.
CHUCK JONES: BEEP BEEP
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Limbo – Delorean. By Mau Morgó
Mau Morgó travelled to Morocco to shoot the latest Delorean music video, Limbo.
Lexus Lit IS by Mau Morgó
A car equipped with 42K LED lights conceived to provoke and made by Mau Morgó.
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Back to the beginning.
Through a GIF by Jiri Trnka, Alexandre Serrano defends traditional animation, folklore and roots.
Three minutes to the end of the world. Transmission 1
Kikol Grau thinks the apocalypse is round the corner. In three minutes of video footage, he grinds all current images that prove it is.
Things I do while you work
A new star section by Diana Aller: Things I do while you work. In this case, going to Prague on a Monday. Illustrated by Flavita Banana.
Cervantes, that anarchist against the system
Was Cervantes against the system? Was he a libertarian? Is Cervantes an empty symbol we can give any meaning we choose? Jaime Gonzalo finds out.
What La ley del deseo meant to me thirty years ago and what it means now
Thirty years later, Óscar del Pozo sees again La ley del deseo. From the first video club rental to the current Almodóvar cycle at the Filmoteca things have changed a great deal.
Derek Jarman: super-8 pop
Derek Jarman was a pop filmmaker. And, besides, an inimitable one. Marcos Gendre reviews his relationship with The Smiths, Suede or the Pet Shop Boys.
Mau Morgó received a Bon Jovi’s Livin’ on a Prayer meme and started following the thread. This is his back tracking.
Back tracking Livin’ on a Prayer
Wes Anderson makes Pinterest films. Déborah García applies her Artists 2.0 treatment to the director’s works.
WES ANDERSON: I COLLECT, THEREFORE I AM
Mac McCaughan from Superchunk says that those bands that eat well while on tour last much longer in the second instance of Nando Cruz’s section, A Long Question.
Superchunk: Eating well will keep your band together for longer.
Drake has made a music video about getting a pie thrown in your face, Child’s Play. Tyra Banks is the thrower. And Ben Tuthill is the witness.
DRAKE vs. THE ETERNAL RETURN
The Damned Utd is said to be one of the best books ever written on sport. Its main character is Brian Clough. Alexandre Serrano kneels down before the myth.
Brian Clough’s station in hell and the dawn of football
Good, cheap and fast. Choose only two, because it’s impossible to get the three at once. Glòria Bonet tells us about this with the excuse of a GIF.