BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 2010 HIGHLIGHTS SHOW PART 2
Louder Now Boston, the new web show hosted by Anngelle Wood, held its first public taping on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Boston Music Awards at the Liberty Hotel in Boston. Anngelle interviews BMA nominees Boston Band Crush, Mellow Bravo, Zili Misik, Girlfriends, Keep Me Conscious and Walter Sickert & the Army of Broken Toys.
Boston Music Awards 2010 Highlights Show Part 1
Louder Now Boston, the new web show hosted by Anngelle Wood, held its first public taping on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Boston Music Awards at the Liberty Hotel in Boston. Anngelle kicks off Louder Now Boston’s maiden voyage with an interview with BMA nominee for Rock Artist of the Year, Sidewalk Driver.
Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling — “First We TakE Manhattan” Video Teaser
Boston-area bass/drums duo Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling take inspiration, and their name, from the 1960s spy-fi show “The Prisoner.” This is a teaser clip for an upcoming music video for their cover of Leonard Cohen’s “First We Take Manhattan.”
Boston city councilor john tobin on shopping locally
Boston City Councilor John Tobin speaks to us from JP Centre/South Main Streets First Thursday event on 9/3/09. He explains the benefits of shopping locally and how it helps your neighbors. The Councilor also talks about the success of First Thursdays, and how important arts and culture are to understanding each other within the community.
2010 Silverscape Lucky Bastards Party
On March 19, 2010, Silverscape, an independent digital agency located in Boston, MA, held their 6th Annual Lucky Bastards Party to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with their clients. Killer Suit was thrilled to help out the Silverscape team out with some creative planning, production oversight and videography of this successful event.
Harvard Business School Fashion Show 2010: Life’s a Runway
The Harvard Business School Retail & Apparel Club presented the HBS Fashion Show 2010: Life’s a Runway on April 13, 2010. Filmed at Mantra in Boston, MA. To view part two of this runway event, watch it here on our YouTube channel.
19TH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S TRUST FUND’S VOICES FOR CHILDREN GALA AND AUCTION
Jennifer Aldana & David Arias perform at the Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund’s 19th Annual “Voices for Children Gala & Auction 2009. Over 500 guests joined CTF, helping to raise $300,000 to prevent child abuse and neglect in Massachusetts.
The Rock Primary – An Election “mockumentary”
Four Boston-area musicians engage in a mock election to promote a show where they all appear together. The candidates run a series of faux political ads, asking for your “vote” and often attacking each other in the process. All of the ads, released independently in the run-up to their show at TT the Bear’s Place in Cambridge MA on 7/16/2010, are compiled into one “mockumentary.” The short film includes commentary from the actual producer of the videos, Glenn di Benedetto of Killer Suit Creative Media, who plays the frustrated ad man behind each of their campaigns.
THE CRUSHING LOW – “DEAD MAN’S HANDS” (MUSIC VIDEO)
More than a live performance, this video combines footage from The Crushing Low’s EP release party at Precinct in Somerville MA with the studio version of the band’s song “Dead Man’s Hands.”
European Flair: A New Year’s Eve 2010 Fashion Event
Killer Suit closed out the decade by filming the fashion of ZARA and the jewelry of Karenna Maraj at “European Flair,” an event presented by Baku Sunset. The event took place at the Fairmont at Battery Wharf on December 31st, 2009.
The Once and Future Starlet
Gene Dante is a Boston-area performer who doesn’t draw a distinction between theatrics and music. Over the years, Mr. Dante has performed in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and Beauty and the Beast. And his band, Gene Dante and the Future Starlets, embody that comfortable union of drama and sound with a signature style, live show and fashion sense.
Killer Suit Pictures interviewed Gene Dante after a performance at the Middle East Club in Cambridge, MA on October 10, 2009. Mr. Dante talks about what’s in store for the band, how the pinnacle of high fashion may lie somewhere between the gutter and the Rat Pack, and, as part of our new segment–the Killer Suit Nightcap–we learn Mr. Dante’s current cocktail of choice. Clink.
In this interview, you’ll hear a live clip of their song “To a God Unknown.” Click here to watch that performance in its entirety.
A Cold, Hard Look at the Latest Collection by Rich Murphy
On October 1, 2009, Rich Murphy released “Voyeur” with Gival Press. Murphy describes the creative meditations that led to the collection and poems like “Frigid Air,” which he reads in this video.
Art of July 2009 Highlight Reel (Part 1)
The 16th Annual Art of July took place on May 30th, 2009 in Jamaica Plain, MA. Boston’s signature art auction, Art of July benefits JP Centre/South Main Streets. This first episode shows some of the evening’s highlights, and features original artwork and commentary from the event’s featured photographer Robert Festa.
Art of July 2009 Promo
The Blizzard of 78: Band Documentary – Chapter 1
The first in my documentary series on the making of Boston-area rock group, The Blizzard of 78′s new album, “Book of Lies.” This chapter introduces three members of the band and focuses on singer Pip’s evolving faith and its impact on his most recent lyrics.
The Blizzard of 78: Band Documentary – Chapter 2
The second chapter in my documentary on the making of The Blizzard of 78′s new album, Book of Lies. The video explores the long journey of their newest songs, from inspired jams at the band’s Providence warehouse jam, to the final recordings in Chris Cugini’s Appleman Studios.
Knowing When Enough is Enough: Casey Williams on Art as Accessory
Artist Casey Williams likens her work to accessorizing with fashion. Deciding when a painting is done is a matter of knowing when enough is enough. Casey is one of many artists and performers showcasing work at JP Centre/South Main Streets First Thursdays, held the first of every month during the summer season in Jamaica Plain, MA.
Lost & Found: Object Collecting Gives Artist Kasey Davis Appleman the “A-ha” Moment
Artist Kasey Davis Appleman discusses her artwork and how she finds and collects the objects that become her media. She is one of many artists and performers showcasing work at JP Centre/South Main Street First Thursdays, held the first of every month during the summer season in Jamaica Plain, MA.
“What Makes an Angel” – Lauren Flaherty Performs at the Middle East Corner
Singer-songwriter Lauren Flaherty performs the title-track from her 2006 album What Makes an Angel. Recorded live at the Middle East Corner in September 2009.
“Time & Place” – The Blizzard of 78 Play Night of Rock and Fashion @ Firehouse 13
The Blizzard of 78 recently played a night of rock and fashion at Firehouse 13 in Providence, RI. The evening featured 4 bands and the breathtaking designs of BABL, Joan M. Wyand and My Pictures Fashun.
New Works by Randace Rauscher Moore & Brendan Killian
Promotion for artists Randace Rauscher Moore and Brendan Killian, who exhibited new work at 7:30pm on July 13, 2009 at James’s Gate Restaurant & Pub on 5 Mcbride Street, Jamaica Plain, MA.
JP Centre/South Main Streets First Thursday Kickoff 2009
Station 8 Salon provided the forum for the JP Centre/South Main Streets First Thursday Kickoff 2009. The evening featured a live performance from string quartet “A Far Cry,” catering from Jamaica Plain favorite The Real Deal deli, an interactive demo from Everyscape and a fashion show featuring the styles of Dame and Salmagundi. Organized and hosted by Richard Downey and Randace Rauscher Moore, the event treated attendees to a raffle. The winners were announced by Boston City Councillor John Tobin, also on hand for the festivities.
A Dee-Lightful Day in the Square
The spectacularly retroactive Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents chased away the raindrops to perform at the 2009 Mayfair in Harvard Square on May 3rd, 2009. Watch as they cover The Flirtations classic “Nothing But a Heartache.” Like AMC’s Mad Men and a good single malt scotch, this band doesn’t make you long for a simpler time…it takes you there.
Empty Buckets: A Poem by Rich Murphy
Similar to the lactic content celebrated here, this reading of Rich Murphy’s poem “Empty Buckets” has an unmistakable freshness. As he reads these lines aloud, for the first time in public view, the Massachusetts-based poet gives us a glimpse of the artist vulnerably familiarizing himself with his own new work.
Rich Murphy was born in Lynn, Massachusetts. His credits include three chapbooks and a book of poems. He currently teaches expository and creative writing at Virginia Commonwealth University and lives in Marblehead, MA.
“God Eat God” – The Blizzard of 78, Live @ the Lizard Lounge
The Blizzard of 78 performs “God Eat God” at their album release party on January 29, 2009 at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA.
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