Monday, 17 October 2022

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The epic Telugu drama by S S Rajamouli depicting the revolutionaries who helped overthrow the British Raj has been received with overwhelming enthusiasm and has even given rise to watch-parties with comparable zeal and audience participation as Rocky Horror Picture Show. Below is the number Naatu Naatu (Countryside) from the film’s soundtrack, shot in August 2021 at the Mariinskyi Presidential Palace in Kyiv.

Tuesday, 28 January 2020


Courtesy of the latest peripatetic scouting by fellow internet caretaker Messy Nessy Chic we are treated to the musical stylings of Kolkata artist Rupa Sen through her lost 1982 single Disco Jazz. Read more about its rediscovery and resurgence that seems to buck the rules of viral phenomena at Pitchfork and at the link above.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

india shining

We really appreciated the introduction to photography duo Haubitz+Zoche (EN/DE) by way of a vibrant, polychromatic portfolio of churches of southern India.
Their collection Postcolonial Epiphany (Postkolniale Erleuchtung—sadly Sabine Haubitz passed away in 2014 but Stefanie Zoche maintains the collaborative name), featuring both houses of worship and movie theatres built between the 1950s and 1970s that inform a rather whimsical hybrid of Modernism—dissecting the way that material determines space, is currently being exhibited at a gallery in Mannheim.  Learn more at the links up top.