A Christmas Present from Talking Pictures: “Melancholia”, Music by William Basinski, Picture by James Elaine

As the world turns—in Queens! Can you spare three minutes and fourteen seconds to love this sweet old world and promise her you’ll take better care of her next year?

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Billy Basinski, with James Elaine, our upstairs neighbors on N. 11th St (do you remember Arcadia?). Now an international star, but so nice–he didn’t forget us. Check out the deep trance of his music below.