Living up to their name, Fuzz draws from heavy, caustic, fuzz pedal-worshiping and psychedelic acts of the past to heave forth an impressive 14-song double album made for headbanging and the cultivation of thick as cement darkness.
Sometimes Bryan Peterson will sit in the back room of his Los Angeles house for eight hours at a time. Streams of colorful, wavey, psychedelic glitches cascade an old boxy TV screen, while Peterson sits to the side of the monitor, usually tinkering and twisting nobs on a large mixer of some sort, and pushing the 'A' and 'B' buttons on a Gameboy color that he custom wired as a vessel to perpetuate his digital art.
To celebrate the release of Issue 06 of our quarterly print publication, we packed the already bustling WNDO space in Venice Beach with a ton of our friends, family, collaborators and LA-based creative minds to party with us.
Guillermo Polo's short film, On the Border, was conceived the way you would imagine any Western film would be: two guys - both cinephiles, writers and filmmakers - gushing over Cormac McCarthy and other dark films like No Country For Old Men and Deadman.
Standing on the corner of East Cesar Chavez and Carmelita Avenue, I watch an older gentleman make the sign of the cross and gently kiss his thumb and forefinger as he passes by the grandiose mural of La Virgen that is plastered on the wall of a local beauty supply store. As I approached him I could see her image at rest under his skin in a tattoo on his left forearm.