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Yesterday while doing my daily wanderings around the world weird web in search of some most interesting rewind-inclined material, I happened across an extremely radical and hyper-rare retro video game and VHS mash-up that’ll make a collector of either persuasion’s jaw drop: The still-sealed MOONWALKER VHS / Cartridge Gift Set released for the Sega...
The fresh VHS movement isn’t just for indie film efforts and radical cult cinema re-animations anymore, Tapeheads! Analog-inclined aural-driven outfit Lighten Up Sounds and the spiritually psychedelic music video release of IASOS from Astro Nautico are exemplary when it comes to committing fringe music to limited edition videocassette. Even us Videovores...
The advent of Netflix’s original series Stranger Things has the streaming-inclined masses of binge watchers absolutely abuzz with awe and excitement, and for good reason. Taking cues from seminal productions like E.T., X-Files and The Goonies (though I would say Explorers!) Stranger Things offers viewers a Speilbergian kind of world peppered with...
The more attentive Tapeheads and voracious Videovores out there may already be familiar with Matthew Himes’ Lighten Up Sounds label via their absolutely gorgeous limited edition VHS release of The Cabinet of Dr. Calgari which featured an outstanding re-score by indie experimental outfit Brute Heart. But if you’re not aware of Himes’ LUS label,...
Here’s a heads up on some fresh VHS news from those underground entertainment aficionados over at Afraid of the Basement Video, Tapeheads! Their newest officially licensed release presents LIFE IS CHEAP: the debut full-length feature from cross-dressing trash-pop artist turned dysfunctional family man / filmmaker from the UK Kurt Dirt! According to...
Hey-yo, Videovores! Here’s a heads up on some absolutely fantastic fresh VHS news from Brooklyn, NY-based analog-inclined outfit Astro Nautico! Available for the first time since its inception in 1981, Astro Nautico has proudly unleashed a limited edition VHS re-issue (50 copies) featuring the absolutely incredible synergistic audio / visual work...
Weird Paul Petroskey is a guy who could rightly be seen as a veritable amateur video production pioneer. His predilection for popping up in front of the video camera and creating… well, just about anything he wanted, began in the early 80s and has yet to cease. Over the past 30+ years, Paul has created an incredible array of rewindable recordings...
It’s time to hit the streets, Tapeheads! Lunchmeat is absolutely VHStoked to present an exclusive first look at the 100% shot-on-VHS official music video for “Out on the Streets” from nihilistic new wave outfit TUFF TURF hailing from Atlantic City, NJ. TUFF TURF is the 80s-obsessed retro new wave invention of Jeff Richie who shot the “Out on...
Ryan Graveface just can’t stop. He’s been involved in producing and providing pieces of audio and visual art for years on years with his Graveface Records label and killer physical storefront in Savannah, GA, and now, he’s spinning out some gorgeous and obscure OST vinyl releases with his newest imprint Terror Vision. But beyond his restless work...
Fans of the 1920 German horror classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari are indeed apt to get excited about this little morsel of fresh VHS news from analog-obsessed experimental / noise label Lighten Up Sounds. LUS has teamed up with experimental psych / noise / rock group Brute Heart out of Minneapolis to release the silent black and white expressionist...
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