Monday, April 4, 2011

More hypnagogic/hauntological stuff

This Paper Dolls opening again, as it has this quintessential VHS wobble and garish eightiesness:

Talking about Kate Bush, it's somehow hard not to think of Cocteau Twins and Portishead, and of course, the Lynch lady, Julee Cruise, though on the other hand, they don't seem to be particularly often mentioned in the same breath. Dream logic? Haunto-logic? And that "Cloudbusting" vid actually recalls this to me more than anything else... Distinctly hauntological.

Then there's all that sub(?)-trend in hauntology of the (long)deceased acts still "releasing" records. Elvis, 2Pac, you name it. Even duets with the dead...

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