New from Counter Culture Chronicles:
Tav Falco is best known as the frontman of Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, but his artistic output also covers photography, filmmaking, writing and acting. Falco’s talk on the latest CCC cassette was recorded on 15 September 2018 at René van der Voort’s Any Record in The Hague, where in another part of town a number of Falco’s photographs were being shown at HOK Gallery.
Tav Falco’s artistic vision is the main theme of the cassette’s informal talk with Alfred van der Helm of HOK Gallery. ’To stir up the dark waters of the unconscious’ is my motto, Falco explains, and tracing some of the historical lines of this vision he then touches upon Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Freud’s subconscious, and jazz. Falco stresses the influence that the energy and open-mindedness of the jazz of the 1940s and 1950s had on the Beats, which he describes not so much as a movement or a lifestyle but as a celebration of spirituality. A fireside chat with Orpheus from Memphis.