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Vertige (1969): a psychedelic experimental short film

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I actually discovered this movie because some footage of it were used for a fan-made video of Brian Jonestown Massacre awesome song « Seven Kind of Wonderful ».

This Canadian short (44 minutes) directed by Jean Baudin is available online for free through UbuWeb (« …a completely independent resource dedicated to all strains of the avant-garde, ethnopoetics, and outsider arts… »).

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Vertige (1969). Director: Jean Beaudin. Year: 1969. Time: 41 mins. Music: Serge Garant

Many films were produced in the 60s, both emic and etic, documenting the violent and sometimes silly ideological revolutions that swept Western middle-class youngsters of the time, producing a fascinating an apparently endless vault of cinematic experimentation and increasingly conv...

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Our Feature Presentation

Our Feature Presentation

Mansfield is probably best known by American audiences as the composer of the tune « Funky Fanfare », used for underscoring in the Astro Daters series of snipes produced by the National Screen Service in the late 1960s.

That song is currently used during the opening credits of the show Pit Boss on Animal Planet, as well as backing music for the « Quick Hits » segment on the Sklarbro Country podcast. The Astro Daters’ « Our Feature Presentation » was featured prominently in two films by Quentin Tarantino, Kill Bill and Grindhouse (Death Proof + Planet Terror).

« Soul Thing » by Tony Newman is a cover of Keith Mansfield’s « Funky Fanfare » from 1968 as well.

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[FR] Nuttea et ses Héros

J’ai enfin bouclé aujourd’hui, l’interview qu’il me manquait – à savoir celle de l’artiste reaggae/ragga Daddy Nuttea alias Nuttea – pour avoir tous les éléments nécessaires avant d’attaquer le montage du making-of de son nouveau clip ‘Héros‘, en ligne sur sa page officielle depuis le 14 février 2013, date qui marque également la sortie de son nouvel album ‘Mr Reggae Music‘.


Première réalisation de la photographe Sandee Pawan,  ’Héros‘ fut tourné en un temps record – 5 jours – entre Paris, le 77 et le 93. En attendant mon making-of, voici déjà une photo de Nuttea, que j’ai prise durant le tournage du clip fin janvier 2013 (cliquez pour agrandir).

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