Misc.

Cultureteca 30.08.15

This week’s Cultureteca looks at The Weeknd, Majical Cloudz, and the beef that never was, with appearances from Julee Cruise and Twin Peaks, and Kanye West at the MTV Video Music Awards. Then on to the 45th anniversary edition of The Velvet Underground’s Loaded; an apparent baseball mishap at Tropicana Field; an exhibition in Verona by the artist Jacob Hashimoto;…

Cultureteca 23.08.15

This week on Cultureteca, complex multimedia album announcements led by Oneohtrix Point Never and jolting EPs by FKA twigs and Panda Bear; film and architecture viewed through Interiors magazine; the continuing brilliance of NXT’s female wrestlers, who starred last night in Brooklyn; and the Perseids meteor shower reaches its finale. * * * Oneohtrix Point Never’s G.O.D. and the Week’s Music…

Cultureteca 16.08.15

This week’s Cultureteca expounds on: the exhibition Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal at the Bowes Museum in County Durham; Mark Twain and the Bowes Museum’s Silver Swan; Manchester City vs. Chelsea in what is prospectively the first title clash of the Premier League season; and an internet comedy series called How to Talk Australians. Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal The exhibition…

Cultureteca 09.08.15

This week’s Cultureteca looks back over the first episodes of the first season of Game of Thrones; notes an interview between Richard Herring and Louis Theroux; and depicts the final Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Then after a brief thematic gif compilation on ‘Stasis and Flux’, there is a Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique minimix, and DS2 commentaries courtesy of…

Cultureteca 02.08.15

This week’s Cultureteca views Ronda Rousey in Rio, and some of the curious overlaps between today’s UFC and WWE; a week’s worth of rap, featuring an album announcement by Dr. Dre, a new video by Kendrick Lamar, diss tracks by Drake, and A$AP fan art; and finally the V&A exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty. * * * Ronda Rousey, UFC 190,…

Cultureteca 26.07.15

For the opening part of this week’s Cultureteca, let’s look back precisely one hundred years, to some of the poetry being published in the Russian Empire and the United States in July 1915. Then onto a correspondence between Björk and the philosopher Timothy Morton; the week’s music featuring Robyn, Erykah Badu, and Kanye West; and athletics highlights from the Anniversary Games…

Cultureteca 17.07.15

A new feature here at Culturedarm, Cultureteca ought to prove a weekly collection of stuff on and off the internet: snatches of music, videos humorous or otherwise, snippets of literature, sometimes art, architecture, or photography, and topical sporting moments, alongside assorted other diversions. There will be no standard format, no compulsion to include something on every subject each week. And that lack…