Music // Thursday, June 12, 2014
Indie Slash is a monthly Synth-Pop dance party, which showcases the finest vocal electronic dance music of the past three decades, connecting the dots between New Wave, Italo, Industrial, Nu-Disco, Electro, and House. In this documentary, DJs Danny White and Rance talk about their dance party that has been going on for almost 9 years. They discuss the successes of their selections and the unique atmosphere that they have created playing Indie music to a diverse audience, every second Friday at Amnesia in San Francisco.
Music // Friday, May 30, 2014
In the next few months, Juxtapoz is going to be looking into the visual art behind one of underground hip-hop/jazz/music's true innovators, Madlib. If you are a fan, you know that the Beat Konducta has many monikers and identities, characters that he lets take centerstage over his own look. Madlib has long been associated with Stones Throw Records, and the label is the subject of a great new documentary, "Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records," that you can watch, buy, and stream online right now. See it, and get ready for some upcoming Juxtapoz coverage...
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 28, 2014
"For No Good Reason," a film about Ralph Steadman (cover artist of our April 2013 issue) opened this Friday. The film, made over the course of fifteen years, explores the connection between life and art through the eyes of Steadman and with the help of Johnny Depp...
Juxtapoz // Friday, April 18, 2014
A$AP Rocky recently helped score British director Luke Monaghan's short film, "Baby Ganster," a portrait of a lowriding former drug lord. “I was intrigued by a man who had spent all of his drug money on his art: lowriding...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 27, 2014
This is a film we have been looking forward to all year, and with the extra addition of Bradford Cox's musical score (the man behind Deerhunter and Atlas Sound), we are even more intrigued. "Teenage" is a new documentary by Matt Wolf that researches and examines the birth and prominence of youth and teenager culture in post-20th Century wartime eras. The film will be out on March 14 in select theaters, but we have the trailer today...
Photography // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
David Rochkind's "Heavy Hand, Sunken Spirit" project documents Mexico's seemingly never ending violent drug war. Speaking on the subject of documenting the violence, he says "when documenting this conflict it is important not to reduce what is happening to a series of nearly anonymous images of carnage that could be happening anywhere."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
"Bielmann: Straight up the Man" is a short film presented by Sanuk that profiles world-renowned surf photographer Brian Bielmann. Following the lenend on his Hawaiian home turf, the film tells the incredible stories behind the iconic shots he's snapped over his 30+ year career. Watch it after the jump!
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
MOCAtv's latest series of videos is a documentary about the groundbreaking and incredibly influential artist Bruce Conner. Hailed as "father of the music video," Conner was also a kaleidoscopic draftsman and assemblage artist associated with the Beats in San Francisco. The series features videos from Toni Basil, Devo, and Brian Eno & David Byrne with interviews and commentary from Dennis Hopper, Gerard Casale, and many more!
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 14, 2013
We've all, at one point or another, wondered what the meaning of sneakers hanging from telephones lines is. It's something we have debated with friends and heard plenty of different stories about. Apparently, the phenomenon exists all over the world and everyone has his or her own theory. The documentary 'The Mystery of Flying Kicks', directed by Matthew Bate, explores the urban myths and personal stories behind the hanging sneakers.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
We have spent nearly 20 years spotlighting various NYC street photographers, from Bruce Davidson, Ricky Powell to Martha Cooper, and now there is something comprehensive to link it all together. Cheryl Dunn herself has directed the documentary and sure fire must-view, Everybody Street, a compelling look at NYC's most famed street photoographers. The city has practically invented the term, so let's watch a trailer to catch up on the subject... this is a great example of Kickstarter done well.