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John Colpitts

2 December 2013

During my junior year I took a January-term class in jazz performance from saxophonist Fred Haas. At the time I enjoyed jazz — I was into Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and a few others. I wasn’t rabid about it. I knew that jazz drumming was the peak of the form, but I wasn’t consumed by it. That was about to change. More…

23 November 2004

What happens when you make a film and every single person interviewed has no idea what they are talking about? In this case you’re making a film about the music industry. DIG!, a well-crafted documentary focusing on The Dandy Warhols and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, manages to piece together a compelling work out of the thoughts and actions of a lot of ignorant and delusional people. More…