Here is a selection of 3 things we’ve been enjoying over the past few weeks.IGNORANCE𝟏
A couple of weeks ago Everpress posted a piece about the importance of the creative industry and how it is affected by the current crisis. They talked to four different members of the global creative community about how T-shirts are their lifeline at the moment.
“Making a living as an artist is never easy, but the COVID-19 crisis looks set to pose a near-unprecedented challenge to creatives, musicians and artists alike, especially those early on in their career.Anything that offers stability right now is a lifeline. Here Kim Van Vuuren, Lucas Hesse, Sarah Firth and Ignorance1 reflect on how the past few weeks have affected what they do, and why merch is vital.”
Ignorance𝟏’s brilliant designs caught our eye!
Born in Aversa, near Naples, but now based out of Milan, Ignorance1 works across spheres, both in fashion as a digital designer and as a digital artist.
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GAVIN CLARK & SHANE MEADOWS
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The soundtrack to “Dead Man’s Shoes” turned my 18 year old self onto Bonnie Prince Billy, Bill Callahan and a more unknown and extremely tragic artist by the name of Gavin Clark. Shane Meadows also made a short documentary on him which you can watch here (Dan McEvoy)
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WILL BURNS REVIEWS MARK LANEGAN’S MEMOIR, ‘SING BACKWARDS AND WEEP’
Today Mark Lanegan released his memoir, and our friend Will Burns has written a brilliant review about the book on Caught by the River.
“This is as hard-won a story as any and Lanegan’s genuinely literary construction is of a human exposed for all his weakness and his strength, which is, of course, something like living itself.” – could also take out the first bit so it reads “Lanegan’s genuinely literary construction is of a human exposed for all his weakness and his strength, which is, of course, something like living itself.”
Will Burns has reviewed the memoir on Caught by the River, in addition to this he has created a playlist that is now in the Lanegan vault.”
Alongside artists including Bobby Gillespie, Duff McKagen, Alison Mosshart, Liela Moss, Dylan Carlson and Peter Hook, Will has created a playlist of his favourite Mark Lanegan songs for The Vault – a platform celebrating Lanegan’s extensive catalogue.
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Same time, same place tomorrow…