After a recent encounter with the filmÂ Radiant Child this post is well deserved. Radiant Child is more or less the bio / autobio of Jean Michel Basquiat.Â Built on the foundation of a rare Â interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot with Basquiat over twenty years ago, it’s pretty in depth and highly recommened.
The film touched briefly on Basquait’s often over looked contributions to music. The ever experimenting artist, he was often involved with experimental bands or music projects. None of which could ever rival his success in the art world, but at the time it didn’t matter. The image above is the cover art for one of those projects. Full download after the jump. [Read more...]