Hikashu (ヒカシュー) live at Pianos, NYC

Hikashu (ヒカシュー) is a famous Japanese ensemble, renowned in the underground “avant-pop” scene. They are led by pseudo-Kabuki vocalist, Makigami Koichi, and are known for their highly experimental music. Most notably you don’t often see anyone with real mastery over theramine that often. At least not in such a fun way. I recall my first real intrigue with the instrument …

Martha Wainwright – Tell My Sister (BAM May 9 2012)

I was lucky enough to film Rufus Wainwright performing live at the Brooklyn academy of music while touring for “Out of the Game”; his new studio release. He is Affectionately referred to by Elton John as “the greatest songwriter on the planet” and praised by The New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one …

Rufus Wainwright – Poses (BAM May 9 2012)

I was lucky enough to film Rufus Wainwright performing Poses live at the Brooklyn academy of music while touring for “Out of the Game”; his new studio release. He is Affectionately referred to by Elton John as “the greatest songwriter on the planet” and praised by The New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as …

Rufus Wainwright – The Art Teacher (BAM May 9 2012)

I was lucky enough to film Rufus Wainwright performing The Art Teacher live at the Brooklyn academy of music while touring for “Out of the Game”; his new studio release. He is Affectionately referred to by Elton John as “the greatest songwriter on the planet” and praised by The New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established …

Rufus Wainwright – Going To A Town (BAM May 9 2012)

I was lucky enough to film Rufus Wainwright performing Going to a town at the Brooklyn academy of music while touring for “Out of the Game”; his new studio release. He is Affectionately referred to by Elton John as “the greatest songwriter on the planet” and praised by The New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established …

Michael Moore : Here Comes Trouble

Today Michael Moore launches his new book “Here Comes Trouble” at Barnes and Noble in Union Square. The book comes on like a memoir but is more accurately a collection of stories in which he offers a retelling of his early life and childhood up until the age of 35. He read to the crowd in attendance many of these …

The Color Wheel : Screening @ BAM

Today at BAM rose Cinema i finally had the chance to view “The Color Wheel” produced and directed by Alex Ross Perry, written by Carlen Altman and Alex Ross Perry, camera by Sean Price Williams. As usual i had my trusty Panasonic GH2 with me so i captured the opening comments and some closing q&a afterwards. This was the NY …