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The films of ultimate outsider shot-on-video filmmaker Carl J. Sukenick are just about as mind-melting as they come, Tapeheads. His personal brand of sometimes incoherent, sometimes inane but forever fascinating SOV insanity has been championed by some of the most influential entities within the fresh VHS world, including Massacre Video, SRS Cinema,...
The video vindicators over at Weird Life LTR are likely to already be on your rewind-inclined radar. They’re an entity that has been steadily pumping out an array of radical fresh VHS, including the mind-bending neon noir flick Virus, Courtney Fathom Sell’s heartfelt and powerful backyard filmmaking documentary Tracking Issues, and a very limited...
Physical manifestations of VHS and video era appreciation and celebration are emerging in impressive and excitingly innumerable instances, Tapeheads. Jason Champion’s fully functional video store stationed in his own home and the curated installations of The Museum of VHS are just a couple of the contemporary entities which offer an entertaining,...
It’s a bit of a brain bender to think that the initial VHS-centric documentaries Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector and Josh Johnson’s Rewind This! were released nearly five years ago in 2013. The time has been flying for Tapehead culture, and the expansion and recognition of our rewind ways is ever-growing. That amplification...
With a body built by Chinese food on top of garlic bread and a mental state fueled by ingesting an overload of 90s anime via VHS tape, Michael Myerz has come to establish himself as one of the most unique hip hop artists in the Atlanta scene. Since 2011, Myerz has released upwards of 20 albums, and LUNCHMEAT is proud to present his newest release Booger...
Sure signs of the rewind revolution are popping up everywhere, Tapeheads. Appreciation and affection for our favorite format has officially invaded the mainstream, with heavy-hitting retailers like Forever 21 carrying a VHS-shaped purse and Target offering VHS-centric shirts this past year, and most recently dishing out some official Blockbuster Video...
The Druid Underground Film Festival has been invading eyes and boggling minds since 2006, and is self-described as “a traveling powerhouse of the most bizarre and provocative films on earth!”, but DUFF does much more than collect, compile and screen the weirdest of the weird. They’re a multi-faceted entity just oozing with underground cinema appreciation....
If you’re inclined to roam the world of fresh VHS, you’ll likely know the rewind-minded team of Mondo and Bleeding Skull Video from their radical VHS re-animations of obscure trash cinema such as Cards of Death, The Soultangler and Scary Tales among others. But the newest collaboration between these two impressive entities is perhaps their most...
The ever-expanding landscape of the fresh VHS movement has offered an array of rewind-inclined releases ranging from obscurities unearthed to re-animations of scarce cult classics to mind-boggling mix-tapes. But perhaps the most interesting and exciting aspect the fresh VHS happening is how it’s provided a platform for indie filmmakers to present...
I had originally written this piece on July 24th, 2016 on a bus ride up to Horror Boobs Headquarters in New York, subsequently submitting it to the first issue of an indie VHS-centric zine which unfortunately never made it to publication. This piece has stayed in the back of my mind since last year, and after re-reading it the other day and finding...
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