Robert Lange of Helado Negro just released his latest album “Invisible Life,” in March, mixing songs with electronic beats and Spanish lyrics, but also switching it up for this record by adding tunes in English, and collaborating with other artists and friends, including Juliana Barwick and Devendra Banhart.
There are a bunch of muscles [in the pelvic floor] and some have big complicated names, but there are a few simple images that open many doors to understanding.
This was 1999, the end of an era, and, as Mark put it, “the nuclear winter of the first .com meltdown. We couldn’t raise any more money, we were a couple months behind rent, just looking down the abyss… I just grabbed anyone who was left, pulled them into a corner and asked them if we were to reinvent, what would we reinvent as?”
Before the flood, Williamsburg had a small town feel, and only a few bars provided for the locals: Sweetwater, Rosemary’s, Union Pool, Teddy’s, Brooklyn Ale House, Red and Black… just a smattering of watering holes compared to the swampland we know today.