Saul Williams has been an artist I (Nicole) have excitedly followed from poems to albums to Broadway musicals and beyond for about two decades now. His album Amethyst Rock Star, released way back in the spring of 2001, just about three months before attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon would shift the course […]
Our Crowdfunding Pick of the Week is the upcoming debut LP Future From The Past by Scarlet Sails. Scarlet Sails describe their sound as “Queen, Alice Cooper, P-Funk and Radiohead stuck in an elevator,” which may be correct. I think of front woman Olya Viglione’s smoky vocals and haunting, rockin’ piano crashing backed by superlative percussionist Brian Viglione (Violent […]
Hye Yun Park sits down with Nicole and Sean to talk about her work. Topics include crowdfunding failures and successes, responsibilities to and collaboration with funders of a project, her upcoming series BKPI with SuperDeluxe, casting toys in film and photography projects, her Grown Woman with Toys photo project, and selfies (they’re great!). […]
In our eighth episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon bring you part two of our talk with Louisa Solomon and Elijah Oberman of independent rock band The Shondes.
Save Film Threat! Film Threat was an indelible film zine turned professional magazine turned website that covered all types of independent film. I (Nicole) read Film Threat regularly in middle and high school. It helped usher me in to wide wide, weird world of low-budget indie film. I still have some stickers they sent me (along with […]
Summary: “My next album, NOISEWITCH, is halfway done. The second half of the recording takes place in August 2016. You can hear snippets of songs in the video above. I want to get this music into your ears as soon as possible! For this to happen I need to know there are enough of you wanting […]
Most people who consider crowdfunding to fund their projects–be those projects books, films, games, or fancy new tech projects–understand that a successful campaign is going to take a lot of work. But then, egos get in the way. You’ve got to have that ego in order to convince yourself to do a campaign in the […]
Illustrated vegan cookbooks to soothe your troubles by “goths eating things” artist Automne Zingg and traveling chef Joshua Ploeg.