[Article] The Video For “Love Will Tear Us Apart” Was Filmed 35 Years Ago Today

Has it really been that long? I’ll be turning 45 in a couple of months, and reading this story reminds me of how much time has zipped by. I still remember hearing this at around 13 years old, thanks to an uncle who was into New Wave music at the time. I was instantly mesmerized, as I was when I had first heard New Order a few months previous.

Thanks to Post-Punk.com for the trip down memory lane.

[Video] Hash Jar Tempo – Well Oiled

Shimmery and lo-fi are words that normally shouldn’t go well together. In the hands of New Zealand guitarist Roy Montgomery and members of the Philadelphia-based Bardo Pond, the description fits perfectly.

You can read more about Hash Jar Tempo here via Wikipedia.

[Television] Univision to End ‘Sabado Gigante’ After 53 Years

Anyone who grew up in a Spanish-speaking household will be very familiar with Sábado Gigante, and its ringleader, Don Francisco. It was the be-all and end-all of Latin American variety shows, and it spawned countless cheesy imitators.

The king has given up his throne. 53 years of fun and silliness will always be appreciated.

The Hollywood Reporter has more on the end of an era here.