High On Fire - Devilution
A time lapse video of David Choe creating a mural for Giant Robot’s “Super Awesome” show at the Oakland Museum next Saturday night.
Mark Gonzales skating in slow motion to the English Beat.
Bl’ast! - Time to Think
Everybody Street Trailer
Homes were razed and families displaced to make way for a postal distribution center. Freeways that promised connection to San Francisco instead surrounded the neighborhood, in effect isolating it. The depot at the western terminus of the First Transcontinental Railroad, which had brought a steady flow of cash-flush black porters to West Oakland and sent them back to the South with fresh-cut records, was shuttered.
In the late 1960s, construction of the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s above-ground commuter track drove in a final, deafening nail, sending screeching trains along 7th Street from dawn to midnight.
Jim Jarmusch and Winona Ryder