Monday, February 08, 2010

Continuing my mini-tradition of taking very mild piss out of people who've appeared in The Wire, here we have the opposite of the Basinski sound/image mismatch. These shots--in the February issue of The Wire--of Mark Ernestus (as in Basic Channel/Maurizio/Rhythm & Sound co-creator, as in Hard Wax proprietor) are a bit like that syndrome where a dog owner starts to resemble their dog, or vice versa

here the dude looks like minimal techno

(of course the gauntness might actually be the result of illness or something, in which case, erm, apologies... but it is such a classic early 90s tekno slaphead look weathered by the passing years i really think there must be some kind of homology of art and appearance at work here)