Mike Pursley
Features // 8 Articles
Reviews // 14 Articles
//Features

Awesome Tapes From Africa: An Interview with Brian Shimkovitz | 19 Jul 2017 // 10:00 PM

What started as a blog soon turned into a label, and the founder/curator reflects on the newest reissue and the cassette's diminishing African presence.

All This I Do for Glory: An Interview With Saxophonist Colin Stetson | 24 Apr 2017 // 9:24 PM

Extreme soul searching leads sax stylist Colin Stetson towards the very core of his creativity.

//Reviews

In Search of Rome's Notorious Boy Emperor: Martijn Icks' 'The Crimes of Elagabalus' | 4 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Though his debaucheries became legendary, the reign of Elagabalus may have been less remarkable than once believed.

'Animalinside': A Feral Gathering of Images and Words | 9 Nov 2011 // 4:02 PM

Thirty-nine pages, 14 chapters, 14 images: that’s all that can be definitively said. The explanation of the rest is up for grabs.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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