Author Archives: Dale Eisinger

Information Wants to be “Free”

It’s the hive mind. It’s the ever-remoteness of reality through media, the lens of journalistic record revealed, the curtain of information gathering thrown back. These, notions of information ownership, access and craft were themes tackled by participating artists in the … Continue reading

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Sam Mickens Unleashes “Kayfabe: Game of Death” for Two-Night Only Show

For those out of the loop, Sam Mickens is the lead singer of the Seattle avant-jazz trio The Dead Science. He’s a tall, formidable, but incredibly compassionate and talented performer. Though his main roll tends to be that of singer … Continue reading

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The Concerto of The Unseen

Friday night, French-Canadian electro/dance/techno DJ Deadmau5 played the middle of three shows at Midtown’s Roseland Ballroom to an ecstatic, young and packed house. Crash, the back-of-house soundguy, showed me around under the stage. “These four fuses each hold 8,000 watts, … Continue reading

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Joe Preston and the Temple of Doom

Sure, he hasn’t cut his hair in so long he looks like Gallagher at OzzFest, and his rainbow guitar strap holding up his reverse-head-stocked Washburn isn’t helping the case much either. But Joe Preston, the one-man mastermind behind the avant-metal … Continue reading

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Can Art Save Detroit?

If you haven’t heard that Detroit is imploding in on itself, sometimes with the help of the very people elected to govern the post-industrial wasteland, you probably also haven’t seen the new R√∂yksopp music video set in the Michigan city: … Continue reading

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Rebranding 9/11

Maybe it’s backlash for that whole “Freedom Fries” thing. Courrier International hired the French-based Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency to make this ad promoting the Paris-based weekly newspaper, which also circulates in Portugal and Japan. Is this a risque art-statement … Continue reading

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