The Sad and Beautiful world of Sparklehorse

The Sad and Beautiful world of Sparklehorse

Alex Crowton, Balwant "Bobby" Dass

Mark Linkous, tragic cult figure and driving force behind the group Sparklehorse, led a dramatic life with many ups and downs, which is reflected in his music. He was a modest man, a real gentleman, but he struggled with addiction and severe depression, which eventually drove him to suicide. Musically he balanced between country, psychedelic pop and punk and felt like no other, a balance between sweet nostalgia and brutal noise. Angela Faye Martin, a friend of Linkous, is our guide in this portrait of a brilliant and diverse musician who comes to life in the conversations including Jason Lytle (Grandaddy), John Parish, Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie (Stars of the Lid) and Jonathan Donahue (Mercury Rev).

The musical influence of Sparklehorse is hard to overstate. Many indie musicians cite him as a major inspiration. Glitterpaard (Glitter Horse) is a musical tribute to Sparklehorse and after the screening a number of his songs will be performed in the STUKcafé. The collective Glitter Horse consists of Philip Bosschaerts (Mintzkov, vocals, guitar), Johan Verckist (Shun Club, vocals, guitar), Frederik Bastiaensen (Marble Sounds, bass), Damien Vanderhasselt (Creature With The Atom Brain, drums) and Sarah Pepels ( Portland, keyboards, backing vocals). "

 

Documentaire / 2016 / 1:23 / Regie: Alex Crowton, Balwant "Bobby" Dass / / Verenigd Koninkrijk / Gesproken taal: Engels / Leeftijdscategorie: AL

Cinema ZED STUK
Mon 27 Mar 201720:00

Basis: € 8,50

Reductie: € 7,00

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