Month: March 2015

Textural Music by Romeal Strong

Interview and transcription by Perah Ralin Managing Editor Photo by Romeal Strong ROMEAL, A TWO PART INTERVIEW Romeal Strong (aka Corvus/Crow Beat/Linius Pallitax) is a musician and photographer based in Los Angeles. He doesn’t get creeped out, nor does he need your validation. Read below for the full interview. PART I You sent me the link to the Soundcloud for Crow Beat, but you have your other moniker, Linius… Oh, Linius Pallitax? Yeah. LINIUS PALLITAX:  Yeah, Linius Pallitax! Do you think you’re moving away from dance music? You haven’t posted anything on there for like, a year. [my mistake!! it was 2 months] I make a lot of music, but I don’t really like to post things in general. I think I have like a thousand songs. I just don’t really like to put stuff out. Yeah, I thought I put something on it recently, on the Linius Pallitax? I don’t know. Do you feel like not wanting to post things is an emotional kind of thing or do you just feel like “This is …

SEE IT SEEN IT GONE

SEE IT SEEN IT GONE is a program of films and installations by visual artists from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). It took place on March 1, 2015 at Automata, an experimental arts center in Chinatown, Los Angeles. If you couldn’t make it, no worries; Tunnel’s got you covered. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (A Words + Picture Tour): The Automata Gallery, March 1, 2015. In Chungking Court in Chinatown, LA. It’s just stopped raining. We walk down the court and almost miss the gallery, because it’s so dark out, but the plush installation in the show window cues us in. SEE IT, SEEN IT, GONE. STOREFRONT INSTALLATION: Cold salami slices are in a dish at the door. Further in, there is a basket of lollipops. People have begun to sit down on the scalloped seating levels, but we’re urged to go to the basement level to see the installation piece first. We go; the installation takes up the whole room. A coalition of mirrors and a lone foil balloon (deflating) …