What it’s like to sell magazines, lotto tickets, and cigarettes at a Brooklyn subway station.
Soooo into this.
Keita Onishi’s music video is so spellbinding that it evokes a computer screen saver, making the viewer want to gaze mindlessly at the screen until it begins again. The video features “Dynamics of the Subway,” from the experimental Japanese band Haisuinonasa’s first album, Animal Bodies. Each geometric shape matches a musical note, in sync with the score. In the end, the shapes reveal not only a moving train, but the components of the subway system.
Source: The Atlantic
Stanley Kubrick set out with a camera to capture the stories of New York’s subway commuters in 1946. Even though I’m riding the rails with a microphone, I find these photos so inspiring.
I love this one and the sly moment of affection it captures. Have you spotted a moment like this? Did you meet your sweetheart on the train? Share your subway love story here.
“When you’re in the throes of it, every moment is of its own. And that’s what I love about the subways - it’s been my life really.”
Hear more from James Graseck in What We End Up Being: http://soundcloud.com/from-hear-to-there/what-we-end-up-being
Think it’s hot waiting for your train in the NYC subway during the summertime? Imagine wearing a full-body fur suit! Find out what it’s like from the Xylopholks on the most recent episode of From Hear To There… http://soundcloud.com/from-hear-to-there/the-worst-feeling-in-the-world