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PAPER MAG: Meet the Original Gangsters

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Patti Smith and Klaus Biesenbach

Squeezing all 37 of these artists, visionaries, icons and iconoclasts into our September 30th anniversary issue was about the best birthday present we can imagine. (Shooting everywhere from Wyoming to Tokyo was a sweet party favor.) But as Patti Smith suggests in this feature, this is no exhaustive list. OGs are everywhere: some have already changed the world, some are building toward their moment and some are reading this magazine right now. So to the OGs featured here, and to all fierce, fabulous trailblazers out there, this one’s for you.

AZZEDINE ALAIAPEDRO ALMODOVARSARAH ANDELMANANDRÉ BALAZSJOHN BALDESSARIAFRIKA BAMBAATAAKLAUS BIESENBACHDANNY BOWIENRICHARD BRANSONNICK CAVELARRY CLARKJEFFREY DEITCHDAVE EGGERS HERBIE FLETCHERHIROSHI FUJIWARA KIM GORDONJEAN-PAUL GOUDEBETHANN HARDISON DEBBIE HARRYANGEL HAZEJAMES JEBBIAMICHELE LAMYGIORGIO MORODERSHIRIN NESHATRICK OWENSMARISSA PATERNOSTERRUPAULJEREMY SCOTTCINDY SHERMANJENNY SLATEPATTI SMITHSHANE SMITHPAT TENOREALICE WATERS JOHN WATERSOLIVIER ZAHM

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Musics’ Background Singers are Finally getting a Voice in this Docu Film

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Take a Look at their Story in ‘Twenty Feet From Stardom’

20feetThis film, TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM is about Music’s unsung Heroes of Rock & Roll, Pop, Jazz, Classical music. You name it! Some of  these Guys and Gals have, many times, made a difference in how some of your biggest Artist in the Music business, polished off their hits. You might or might have not ever noticed what they looked liked but many, many times you noticed their special & unique, VOICES. People like Merry Clayton (backed Artist like The Rolling Stone’s on ‘Gimmie Shelter’, Ray Charles & Elvis), Darlene Love (who I always adored her voice from backed in the day), Tata Vega (that incredible voice you heard singing Gospel in ‘The Color Purple), Lisa Fischer (backed up Luther Van Dross for awhile), Judith Hill & many others you would know by the rich sounds that came out of their mouths. These Talents, are now just getting their chance to let everyone know that some of your favorite Singers & Performers ain’t doing it ALL alone! Please seek out this Documentary so you too can get some really fascinating updates on some our Contemporary talents whose voices that have always, given us much JOY.

Please, Check out their stories in this fascinating film, TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM STARS. You can also VOTE for this film as well…CLICK Here! You’re gonna love it.

Darlene Love and Merry ClaytonThe two Beautiful DARLENE LOVE and Gracious MERRY CLAYTON

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Oslo International Church Music Festival

This week is the week of the Oslo International Church Music Festival so this weeks photo just had to be a photo from a church… I took the photo on Saturday night shortly before the doors opened for the audience to come in to the late-night concert with Pieter van Djik in the Oslo Cathedral Related articles 12th Oslo International Church Music festival  – – Read more : ©ourtesy of Anny Langer artwork

Late Night in Hollywood

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Late Night with Bill Eddins Last night was spent at Late Night Symphony at the Winspear Centre. Probably one of the best Friday night’s spent in Edmonton. I had the pleasure of listening to conductor Bill Eddins work the audience throughout the night. His humour, suave and talent kept the crowd on their toes. The music featured in last nights performance was inspired! Hollywood was the theme, so you can image the talent it takes to score a film. The orchestra played songs from the classic James Bond … – – Read more:

Zirco Circus and Ultraviolet Detours

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Often playfully macabre, theatrical, and possessing an impressive and creative dedication to all the possibilities of black light, I first met James “Zirco” Fisher at the Bazaar of the Bizarre where he was promoting a number of his diverse projects. Aside from being a part of the dark ambient group “Squid Lid”, Zirco Fisher also does an array of illustrations including his “Disfigures of Speech” series, one of which is shown below: Whether DJing or performing their own … Read more

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Natalia Fabia Punk Rock Rainbow Sparkle

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The Jonathan Levine always has great art shows. Currently, Natalia Fabia – Punk Rock Rainbow Sparkle is up. Loving the subject! “In the artist’s words: “Punk rock is one of my true loves. Punk to me is an attitude, a lifestyle. Punk is a middle finger, punk is do-it-yourself, do what you want. It’s a kind of freedom. I’m attracted to my subjects for having that quality. This attitude is what I wanted to convey in this series. My models (many of which are friends) are all to – – Read more:

Just a ‘Little JAZZY’ .. !

Armed with a never-ending list of guest appearances Asher Roth graces us with his latest mixtape Pabst & Jazz, a project hip-hop heads have been waiting on for a minute now.  His sophomore album, Is This Too Orange? should be out the first half of next year so keep a listen out for that as well.  Download Pabst & Jazz here. Enjoy. Armed with a never-ending list of guest appearances Asher Roth graces us with his latest mixtape Pabst & Jazz, a project hip-hop heads have been waiting on for a minute now.  His sophomore album, Is This Too Orange? should be out the first half of next year so keep a listen out for that as well.  Download Pabst & Jazz here. Enjoy.  – – ©Asher Roth – Pabst & Jazz [Mixtape] BY  PHONEkeysWALLET

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