Here is a song I wrote/recorded/arranged/produced etc. for my solo project, Blonde Ventura. It’s called Love Rearranged. Hope you dig. E.
Julius Shulman was an American architectural photographer who published many of his notable works during the 1960′s. Shulman’s photography is responsible for the worldwide spread of California mid-century modern design. “The clarity of his work demanded that architectural photography had to be considered as an independent art form. Each Shulman image unites perception and understanding … Read more
1930s Art Deco decadence epitomized itself at Eltham Palace, an often undervalued London tourist attraction. Built by the wealthy Courtauld family next to the remains of the original Eltham Palace, childhood home of Henry VIII, it’s the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in England. It has been referred to as a “masterpiece of modern … Read more
And now for a brand new addition to E. Hehr1955′s Hard to Find 45′s. The Cousins we’re a Belgian based band who specialized in writing teenage party anthems with an Americana surf-rock twist. In Belgium, their style of music was known as rock ‘n twist. Outside of Belgium, not too many people knew what rock … Read more
“Bruce Davidson’s 1959 project, Brooklyn Gang, is an intimate photographic study of a rebellious Brooklyn teenage gang, who called themselves The Jokers. Not only is Davidson’s work a sincere portrayal of troubled teenagers coming of age, but it also acts as a documentation of teenage life during 1950s, exposing the emotional climate of that time … Read more
Does anyone frequently check this blog? ((Crickets)) Well, if you do, you may be asking yourself, “Why are there no new posts? Whoever updates this blog must be a real slacker.” There has been a definite lapse in posts, mostly due to the fact that I recently acquired a writing gig for The Chicagoist, a … Read more