We’ll be presenting a poem from Emily XYZ in issue 2. In the meantime, enjoy this piece, “Frank Sinatra,” from Emily and Myers Bartlett, performed at the Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City, November 14, 2008.
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Timber - Timber, Released & Unreleased
Christian X. Hunter - Night Train Heading South
Ralph Carney - This is! Ralph Carney!
Elliott Sharp - Rare, Unreleased and Out-of-Print
Carl Watson - Late Night Phone Call from the Used to Be
Steve Horowitz - Super Size Me – 10th Anniversary Soundtrack
Raúl Serrano Sánchez - Purple Heron of the Night
Drew Hubner - The Peoples College
Shalom Neuman - Shalom Neuman – New Work
John S. Hall - How They Fucked (In Three Parts)
Sir Andre Bemler - Missing Foundation and Mike Taibbi’s "Cult of Rage"
Jill Rapaport - The Bucket O' Crabs
The Editors - The Sensitive Skin Magazine explained
Breyten Breytenbach - Catastrophes
Ted Barron - Ted Barron – Photographs
Ruby Ray - Punk Photographs
Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart) - Paintings of Don Van Vliet
Wanda Phipps - when the lights go out in Mojácar
Norman Douglas - Rabbit and Crow
James Romberger - They
Drew Hubner - Mt. Eden 1978-82
Karen Lillis - Guy Walks into a Bar circa 1997, Hollywood
Hal Hirshorn - Photographs
Charles Gatewood - Wall Street – Charles Gatewood Photographs
Rob Hardin - Merthiolate (and Other Futile Antiseptics)
New Monsters - Live at 55
Sensitive Skin’s inaugural release, recorded live at Studio 55 in Marin and featuring the compositions of saxophonist Dan Plonsey, produced by bass player Steve Horowitz, captures the magic of New Monsters’ vibrant live performance.
East of Bowery
"Drew Hubner's prose and Ted Barron's photos are kin, at once raw and lyrical, grit and grace, which is what the city was like back then. The combination is magic, the essence of the time and place."—Luc Sante
Here they are, warts and all, available for the first time in over 15 years – scanned versions of the original print run of Peau Sensible/Sensitive Skin, from 1991 – 1994, in PDF format.
Jam-packed with downtown NYC superstars, writers, musicians and artists, including Richard Hell, Herbert Huncke, Richard Kern, Eileen Myles, Jack Micheline, Emily XYZ, Patrick McGrath, Taylor Mead and many, many more.
Two furry forest creatures grapple with the obscure dialectics of Sensitive Skin Magazine – who’s right, furry forest man or furry forest woman? Who’s to say, watch and decide for yourself… NOTE: Somebody informed us last weekend that they haven’t looked at our magazine yet because it looked “like it was for highly intelligent people.”… Read more »
So this guy walks into the bar last Thursday, and he sorta “lets it slip” that he’s Lawnchair Larry. This older guy, you know? He says it to me right before I’m gonna tell him what he owes me for a light draft. I was looking at his face, trying to remember what Lawnchair Larry… Read more »
A documentation of the Friday night performance of Steve Horowitz’ musical composition on January 29, 2010 at REDCAT for 10 musicians, 4 actors, 2 singers and narrator. The video projections were created by Zig Gron. The music was performed by The Code Ensemble and CalArts students, conducted by Devin Maxwell. The theatrical staging was directed… Read more »
In 1988, “ace” reporter Mike Taibbi (yes, the father of Matt Taibbi, whom we hold in great esteem) produced and aired a 3-part expose on the satanic cult masquerading as a rock band – Missing Foundation.
San Francisco, June 24, 1997 I’m in a dark, trash-filled alley between tall brick buildings. Two men stand in shadows. I can’t see their faces. I hand one of them money and he gives me a balloon of dope. I look up, there’s a light coming from an open window. I hear music, someone is… Read more »