Dramatic stories should be thrown out. They have nothing whatsoever to do with cinema.
It seems to me that when one tries to do something dramatic with film, one is like a man who tries to hammer with a saw. Film would have been marvelous if there hadn’t been dramatic art to get in the way.
(excerpted from “The Question: Interview with Robert Bresson by Jean-Luc Godard and Michael Delahaye,” Cashiers du Cinéma in English, No. 8 p.12).
Sorry for the short notice, but if you’re a) alive and b) able to listen to things on the internet, we are appearing alive and on the internet tonight on a show called Radio Readymade at a place called Luxuria Music. You can click on either of those links and it will take you to the place where you can listen to the show. We will be in the studio starting at 9PM PST until whenever they make us leave. We’re not performing music but we will be playing music, and talking, and asking questions, the answers to which will win you prizes. So there’s that.
Big day at Detective HQ: The digital version of our new EP Basket of Masks is released today, with two hidden bonus tracks! If you pre-ordered digital or vinyl, a download link will have been (or soon will be) emailed to you. If not, you still get the hidden bonus tracks. And the price for the digital version has been dropped to $7. Deal!
Today our EP Basket of Masks is released digitally, meaning that if you pre-ordered either the digital or vinyl version of the EP at Bandcamp, you’ll be getting a link via email to the whole thing. Including the two hidden bonus tracks (digital only). If you did not pre-order, you still get the bonus tracks, but you don’t get the Very Fallen World EP which you would have gotten with the pre-order. Vinyl pre-orders, we hasten to add, are still on-going, and will be until we receive the physical product, sometime in May. If you do pre-order the vinyl, you also get the limited edition CD of Very Fallen World. So there’s that.
We’re going back into the studio today to record a whole bunch of new songs, but we did want to let you know about the release thing. Have a very pleasant day.
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