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killing of a flashboy, suede

Posted in hero, inspiration, music, Uncategorized, video by benperdue on 06/11/2010

Could totally be in this video, just need to brave a return to my circa 94 ponytail… This feels well Shane Meadows thinking about it – like the end of Dead Man’s Shoes. AKA brutal.

the entrance band vs. nicolas provost

Posted in art, inspiration, music, video by benperdue on 08/08/2010

Monochrome, symmetry, and mirrors in the music video for Grim Reaper Blues by The Entrance Band, and Papillon d’Amour, a film by artist Nicolas Provost.

night & day, chief

Posted in inspiration, menswear, music, video by benperdue on 22/07/2010

This is from their Modern Rituals album which is out on August 20.  15-yr-old me would have found it hilarious that they chose the name Chief for their band; just one of the many differences between growing up in Watford and Los Angeles. These guys are rock enigmas to a man.  And I like what she’s done with her hair.