From freezing on the spot as the song on the radio show started to fade, hoping that the show’s presenter will not start talking too soon, to recording your innermost feelings for an adorable target of the other or the same sex, swapping rare items with knowledgeable friends, reading about social outcasts doing Einstürzende Neubauten impersonations in self-designed 50 item editions in rural areas (amongst countless other releases from the very same month and even weirder), getting hands on the 46th copy of that particular DJ playing that particular club in that particular year: As far as formats are concerned, cassettes were always, and will always be the sensualist’s choice.
Hey you, the one sorting your 16th mobile terabyte Hard Disk into the shelf, listen to this!
Let us present you with Philip’s analysis of “Introspective”, also the last thing we ever heard of him until he left for a Berlin weekend a few days back. Philip, wherever you are, kisses!!
Props for Count Zero for sharing this. It is hyper-specific!
Druffalo wholeheartedly admires Philip Marshall, who is graphic and web designer to the stars (we still heart his work for the amazing Zerocrop albums, Helmut Newton, ZTT, Comme des Garçons, among countless others), Minister of Nothing for the KREV, Tillmanns model, Pet Shop Boys afficionado, Berghain regular and most importantly: a super fine person.
This February and March, his audio work Three Questions and an Answer is exhibited in Berlin, and we would oblige you to visit.
In the artist’s own words: