ANDY WARHOL SILVER SCREEN: New DVD Features DRELLA’s Famous Screen Tests.

October 24th, 2008
Posted by Danno
FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), NEU-TUBE

Before now, if you wanted to see an Andy Warhol film, you either had to go to the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (which I did when it opened in ‘94), or another museum (like LACMA some years ago), or you had to rent/buy a bootleg somewhere. OK, so you can check the stuff out on […]

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THE THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER: Or The Day Australia Took Over The World (or at least L.A.)

October 20th, 2008
Posted by Danno
NEU-TUBE, News Shmooze (pulp patrol), VIEWS & REVIEWS

I refuse to believe it’s just a coincidence. No way! I mean, forget the British, it’s the Aussie’s that are coming! First there is a new AC/DC album out called BLACK ICE. There’s only a few places you can get this release today, WalMart being one of them, or you can go down to the […]

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BOO BERRY SEQUEL: (BOO BERRY’S CASTING COUCH) BON BON BONDAGE

October 19th, 2008
Posted by Danno
Evil Kitsch (Junk We Love), FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), PORTFOLIO, THE FUN DIP GENERATION, The Viddies, VISUAL SELECTOR

While at Cal Arts, I hooked up with some cool people to make the follow-up to the The PETITION for BOO BERRYAside from all the other babble that will follow, if (Boo Berry’s Casting Couch) BON BON BONDAGE say’s one thing, it’s that SUGAR IS A DRUG. You heard of the White Horse?  The White […]

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THE PETITION FOR BOO BERRY

October 18th, 2008
Posted by Danno
FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), NEU-TUBE, PORTFOLIO, THE FUN DIP GENERATION, The Viddies, VISUAL SELECTOR

HERE IT IS! My first short film made with my dad’s Super 8. I shot this to get into filmschool, but it was much more than that. It was the culmination of 21 years of ingesting pop culture, and wanting to purge some of it onto film. HERE’S an expanded version of what’s on the […]

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DURAN DURAN goes “CLASSIC”

October 4th, 2008
Posted by Danno
FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs)

Sure, the very concept of our democracy is at stake (someone say A1 Steak Sauce?), but hey, we’re in the middle of the second coming of the 80s (except this time we’re getting rid of the conservatives) and you must allow just a few minutes (like 127 minutes) to indulge in some frivolous decadence. Yes […]

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WRECKING CREW FEATURE for MUSIC CONNECTION

October 3rd, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), IN PRINT (my work in print and online), PORTFOLIO, Sonic Smack (retro music review), VIEWS & REVIEWS

Call them The Wrecking Crew, call them the Clique, but just make sure you call them if you need a posse of top-notch musicians to play on your hit records. Denny Tedesco, the son of the late-great Tommy Tedesco (the most recorded guitarist in history), has made a documentary called The Wrecking Crew, a […]

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DROPPIN’ SCIENCE…no really!

July 30th, 2008
Posted by Danno
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I mean, really, they’re actually droppin’ science…like BLACK HOLES and shite!This is so geeky it’s cool, but still sooo geeky! 

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MUSIC CONNECTION’S KEYBOARD CONFAB 2008

May 12th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, VIEWS & REVIEWS

I put together a fun line-up for this year’s Keyboard issue! First, a guy who deserves his own cover story, Daryl Hall. Next, we’ve got newcomer Frank Sacramone from that crazy instrumental prog band, Bushwhack. Electronica pioneer Paul Humphreys from OMD. Then we’ve got Fred Mandel, the guy who not only played for Elton John, […]

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: ATMOSPHERE @ THE HENRY FONDA

May 6th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, PORTFOLIO, VIEWS & REVIEWS

Slug and Ant have a great new album out called, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, and they’re coming back to town for two nights at the Henry Fonda Music Box. Here’s my LA Weekly Pick of the Week, and check out their new video too.   

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MUSIC CONNECTION “GUITAR” and STANLEY JORDAN FEATURES

April 15th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, PORTFOLIO, VIEWS & REVIEWS

Every year Music Connection does a Guitar and Bass Issue. I happen to end up doing them most of the time. I dig talking to the new up and coming players, but I LOVE talking to the old cats. I did double duty for this issue, as in addition to the 2008 GUITAR/BASS JAM (ALLAN […]

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