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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Every back issue of Sensitive Skin is now available in a full-color, interactive PDF edition! Looks great on iPads or other tablets! For those who prefer print, you can get 'em at Amazon.
Allen Ginsberg - William S. Burroughs: Interview
Marguerite Van Cook - Twenty-Four Islands
Steve Horowitz - Super Size Me – 10th Anniversary Soundtrack
Drew Hubner - Road Kill
John Griffin - John Griffin – New Paintings
Carl Watson - Late Night Phone Call from the Used to Be
D. Scot Miller - Knot Frum Hear
Johanna Ellen - Eat Me
Timber - Timber, Released & Unreleased
Alexander Pushkin & Jenny Wade - Memory – New Translation of Pushkin’s Poem
Norman Douglas - Rabbit and Crow
Shalom Neuman - Shalom Neuman – New Work
Peter Shear - Peter Shear – Paintings
The Editors - Sensitive Skin #10
Christian X. Hunter - Night Train Heading South
Ted Barron - Ted Barron – Photographs
Ronald B. Richardson - Memory is Narrative; Narrative is Memory
Ruby Ray - Punk Photographs
Vladimir Mayakovsky & Jenny Wade - Mayakovsky – New Translations
Rob Roberge - Money and the Getting of Money
Jill Rapaport - The Bucket O' Crabs
Carl Watson - A Tale of an Affair
Chris Bava - Zona Norte – Photographs
Max Blagg - The Best Night of His Life
Jonathan Shaw - Manic Mode
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.
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.
Included here are some rare tracks from Elliott Sharp’s archives. These are pieces that are either unreleased, from records now out-of-print, or created for limited-edition compilations.
I ran into Jenny Wade on Avenue A, summer of 1993 I believe it was. Asked her where she was going, she said she was playing a gig at the Knitting Factory, so I asked if I could come along. She said nah, you won’t like it, it’s not my main band, it’s Timber, and… Read more »
I met johnny mo’s father only a few hours before he killed himself at the end of what had already been a long day. I hadn’t seen much of Johnny Mo after we’d had the trouble in Las Vegas. After that guy Mike’s crazy father shattered my ankle with a .22 in the drug deal with Johnny Mo and Mike.
Don Van Vliet, more widely known by his pseudonym Captain Beefheart, retired from music in 1982 and devoted his life to painting. Asked why he didn’t go to his own openings, he said “If I’m somewhere else, I’d rather be painting. And when I’m painting, I’d rather be alone.” NOTE: these images were scraped from… Read more »
Considering that I’m such a regular guy, it’s funny how fortunate I’ve been in my friends—I belong to a little band that is unusual, both for our numbers (there are about twenty of us who have known each other for years), and our closeness.