Andrew S. Guthrie

Andrew S. Guthrie was born in New York City, lived most of his life in Boston, moved to Hong Kong in 2005. He is a published poet, writer and an exhibiting photographer. His cultural history, Paul’s Records , was released through Blacksmith Books in October 2015.

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In Praise of Homeboys: An Interview with the Kasai Allstars | 1 Sep 2017 // 4:56 AM

A unique inter-tribal superband, the Kasai Allstars, provide the soundtrack for the Kinshasa based film Félicité, utilizing a hybrid style that adapts not only traditional instruments but cultural attitudes.


Pearl Reaves and Her Retro R&B: The Magical Obscurity of the Working Artist | 11 Oct 2017 // 9:00 PM

A generically labeled 45rpm leads to unforeseen connections between an illegal squat, a ramshackle used record outlet, and an obscure R&B outfit that eventually lands at the Mount Olive Temple of Christ in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

On Discovering the In-your-face Glory of the Slits' Album, 'Cut' | 20 Sep 2017 // 10:00 PM

The iconic cover plus hybrid punky-reggae establishes the Slits' Cut as a significant variation on the British late '70s DIY ethos.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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