NOVEMBER 22, 2014 The Select

DEPTH OF BASICS

 “Dust & Grooves is a photography and interview project documenting vinyl collectors in their most natural and intimate environment: the record room. Dust & Grooves maintains the integrity and history of vinyl, as well as the musical heritage that goes along with every record in these collections.

Dust & Grooves is the only project of its kind that documents vinyl lovers and their collections in this most intimate way. The project will continue to help preserve the integrity of vinyl records as well as the many colorful personalities that collect them. As technology moves forward and many music formats go digital, Dust & Grooves helps keep the rich, warm, analog life of vinyl spinning.”

 Dust & Grooves

Photos: Matthew Porter

STILL FRAMES

Photos: D’art Photographie

FREAKED

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Photo: Lus Surgey

LAND OF TALK

SILK GROOVE

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PERSUADE. CHANGE. INFLUENCE

PSYOP TV // Bethesda “Dishonored Chapter One : The Awakening By Robin Nishio, Sam Ballardini, Jon Saunders, and Borja Pena.

RAW NATURAL PHENOMENON

Drawing from life is one thing, but drawing from memory is a totally different game. Drawing from memory is a difficult task because of the guess work involved and the doubt of accuracy, even if it were a simple square. Let alone a complete landscape (of NYC). Steven Wiltshire’s accuracy in reproducing drawings from memory is an awing experience to watch.

Dino Paxenos is a collector.  All of us are in many ways, but some take this title to a level that is deeper, sophisticated and rewarding. The process of collecting and the standard of filtering is not an automated task. Todays technological world has made those tasks less worthy of recognition. Being able to filter and measure standards can’t be automated. A computer doesn’t have the capabilities to decipher quality and tradition. Programs are incapable of describing sound, taste, feel. These are all still human perceptions that can be filtered and organized into forms of presentable content.    MORE »

ELECTRIC FEEL

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Photo: Kenneth Dellaquila

PEACHY FLOWETRY

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ALICE GAO

Photos: Alice Gao