Jean Epstein had a theory. The star of his theory was the machine -- an anti-hero, a character the audience loved to hate. Epstein recognized the machine as an extension of humans, who manipulate objects, but magnificently immortal. A filmmaker, Epstein cast the camera, his own personal extension, in
With long, lithe, limber legs, impossibly arching feet, and enviable turn-out, Michael Clark's physique resembles that of a ballerina. He has even pushed that comparison himself by donning a tutu. On the other hand, he's also danced around in an "I Hate NY" T-shirt and his birthday suit.
Complete with absurd melodies, speedy jungle beats, and progressive jazz accompaniments, Squarepusher's quirky brand of drum 'n' bass breaks free from the genre's mainstream definition. Considered the father of the "spunk jazz" movement, Squarepusher (Tom Jenkinson) rejects the groovy hip-hop flavor
"If Krust walks into the studio and his head is nodding," Roni Size once said of his collaborator DJ Krust, "that's enough. I know I've got a result there." Clearly, Size and his Bristol-based collective, Reprazent, let intuition guide their musical aesthetic. In true Bristol fashion, their sound is