Posts Tagged ‘Shoji Goto’

human error

16May12

In honor of the May 5th shutdown of every last nuclear power plant in Japan for the first time in 42 years, I wore the “nuke free” t-shirt that I bought on my visit to Hiroshima just over a year ago. Anti-nuclear sentiment in Japan is continuing to grow, with even business-minded politicians such as […]


I find the art and animation of Shoji Goto (後藤 章治), husband of Yoshimi P-We of OOIOO and Boredoms fame, to be some of the most incredibly unique and exciting work around.  His video for OOIOO’s song “UMO” engages in a future-primitive aesthetic that manages to convey the urgency of ecological disaster while remaining delightfully […]


Here’s a selection of five videos that have caught my attention recently, all of which are well worth watching.  It may only be a nickel bag of animation, but as far as I’m concerned there’s so much sugar here it might as well be a dime. This is the first decently reproduced Tabaimo video that […]


During the last couple of years I’ve been buying a lot of music through Aquarius Records, which is just about one of the best record stores in the world. Established in 1970 (almost just like me!), Aquarius is a San Francisco institution and specializes in avant-garde contemporary music ranging from massively insane symphonic alterna-pop, to […]