This gritty & witty music video features poet/pundit Lourd De Veyra with his Manila-based band, the Radioactive Sago Project.
Directed by R.A. Rivera
Farru farruquito y carpeta
This video features legendary flamenco family Los Farrucos in performance with fierce child dancer El Carpeta. He’s five or six years old in this clip.
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Tenement Lover – song was written & recorded in 1981; later included in John Giorno’s “A Diamond Hidden In The Mouth Of A Corpse” compilation album in 1986.
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Shot in 2011. Interview by Christine Balance. Shot and edited by Gary Gabisan
This flip video was shot in 2011 as a teaser for my novel, Toxicology. Consider it an homage of sorts to the former meatpacking district and the Far West Village of a bygone era. What is gone? What is now here?
Soundtrack: “Rated X” by Miles Davis.