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The Great Wen Of London

I’ve just got back from a research trip to the National Archives. The allure of the rest of London, however, was too great to resist, and so the highlights of the last few days are not fading sheets of parchment, I’m afraid. 555 more words

Religion

Best Shot: Taxi Driver

Finding the “best” shot from Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver is downright impossible. Filmed by Michael Chapman, the movie is basically made up of perfect frames, over 150,000 of them. 294 more words

Film

Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star (1994)

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RORY

I’d heard a shit load of rumours it was all down hill from here. I’d toyed with pressing the leave group button on the Artist in Residence whatsapp group for hours now. 2,647 more words

Sonic Youth

MICHAEL CHAMPMAN-SAVAGE AMUSEMENT.

MICHAEL CHAMPMAN-SAVAGE AMUSEMENT.

Nowadays, artists can spent years recording an album.  They announce that they’re about to start work on their next album. That’s the last anyone hears of the artist for years. 2,301 more words

Rock

Anatomy of Clem Burke's Drums on Blondie's 'Heart of Glass'

[SKF NOTE: Thank you to the Wall Street Journal for giving writers a chance to publish accounts of well-known songs. It is fantastic to have these musical insights for posterity… 305 more words

Drummer

MICHAEL CHAPMAN-WINDOW.

MICHAEL CHAPMAN-WINDOW. 

Michael Chapman never set out to be a make a living as a musician. No. Originally, he was a teacher. By day, Michael Chapman taught art and photography. 2,242 more words

Rock

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1978)

Director of Photography: Michael Chapman

Director: Philip Kaufman

Perfect Shots