Music* Opal – Empty Box Blues / Collage* Anna Bu Kliewer – selected works

Music & Visions – projects selected by Giovanni Papalia + ThePT

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Empty Box Blues, from Early Recordings album, Rough Trade, 1989
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Opal were an American rock band in the 1980s. They were part of the Paisley Underground musical style.
The group formed in the mid-’80s under the name Clay Allison, featuring guitarist David Roback (previously of Rain Parade), bassist Kendra Smith (from Dream Syndicate) and drummer Keith Mitchell. After one single, they released the remaining Clay Allison tracks under the band’s new name, Opal, on the 1984 Fell from the Sun EP. Another EP, Northern Line, followed in 1985. These EPs were later compiled and released as Early Recordings
Happy Nightmare Baby, Opal’s first full-length album, was released in 1987. Smith left the group during the Happy Nightmare tour after a show in Providence, Rhode Island. Roback continued with vocalist Hope Sandoval, playing shows as Opal and planning an album to be titled Ghost Highway but in 1989 this band became Mazzy Star and Ghost Highway was presumably released as She Hangs Brightly. Kendra Smith released a number of solo singles, EPs, and one album before retiring to the woods of northern California.
The song “She’s a Diamond” was included in the film Boys Don’t Cry but was not included on the CD release of the film soundtrack… more on wikipedia

Anna Bu Kliewer
Anna Bu Kliewer The Passenger Times 12

Anna Bu Kliewer is a German, Ukrainian collage artist, living in London, UK.
She studied Fine Art at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada and Central Saint Martins in London, UK.
Work:
Sunday Times Magazine, Lula Japan, Evening Standard Magazine, Pulp, Boys By Girls, Article Mag, Esquire Black Book, 1883, Re:Porter, Swiss Army Knifes, Mr. & Mrs. Smith Hotels.

 

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