This is a TEST.
Andy Stott, “Numb”. Another late night…
Rosa Yemen/Lizzy Mercier Descloux, “Herpes Simplex”. I heard this recently in a James Holden mix for the first time in forever - great song.
Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest - autonomous creatures he creates that live on the beach in Holland.
Akira Kurosawa, on watching Solaris with Andrei Tarkovsky:
"Tarkovsky was sitting in the corner of the screening room watching the film with me, but he got up as soon as the film was over, and looked at me with a shy smile. I said to him, “It’s very good. It’s a frightening movie.” He seemed embarrassed, but smiled happily.
Then the two of us went to a film union restaurant and toasted with vodka. Tarkovsky, who does not usually drink, got completely drunk and cut off the speakers at the restaurant, then began singing the theme of Seven Samurai at the top of his voice. I joined in, eager to keep up.
At that moment I was very happy to be on Earth.”
Trine Søndergaard of the “Strude” - or traditional “mask” worn by the women of Fanø