8/27/09 - Ohgr  

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Some of you may know the band Skinny Puppy - an experimental post-industrial/electronica group I've listened to for many years now. Fronted by Nivek Ogre, he has recently created a side project "OhGr" which allows him to tinker even further with sounds and rhythmic theory. Yesterday I had the most wonderful philosophical conversation with Mark Walk, his partner in crime for this new endeavor, about their new upcoming album...

...we also tossed around ideas for some very special merchandise.

I cannot explain my joy at this cosmic timing. Last week I've been bemoaning my entry into the Hollywood world, feeling disjointed and discouraged despite my recent success in
the industry. It's just not ME, I feel like RockLove and my personal integrity are constantly being threatened by money mongers and opportunists who portray themselves as more important than they really are. I enjoy reading that my jewelry was seen on the red carpet, but honestly, I don't even advertise who struts in RockLove silver. Have you ever seen a word on my website about Courtney Love or Lindsey Lohan?

But Mark and Ohgr's ideals have remained connected with their fanbase - despite their renown, they have not been seduced from their original goals of a communal interactive shared experience between musician and listener. A beam of light that shines on a path I hope to follow.

RockLove is returning to its roots. I'm not interested in celebrities, I'm interested in music, community, artistry, and inter-connectedness. And for a while, I almost forgot that!

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4 comments

Wow - this is exciting! As a fan of both your jewelry & Skinny Puppy, I look forward to seeing what you come up with!

August 27, 2009 at 9:00 AM

It's great that you've somehow found your way back to the track you want to be on. Here's hoping it takes you exactly where you wanna go and lasts!

I must admit I'm excited about the Puppy sparkles too, I'm a huge fan anyway and it would give me the perfect excuse to get more of your shinys when I have the cash for it... ;)

Love and lollipops xxx

August 27, 2009 at 9:00 AM

Oooh, love OhGr! Again, you have managed to make me terribly jealous!

August 27, 2009 at 9:22 AM

You go girl!! I love your stuff, don't sell out to the fakes in Hollywood! [found out about you/ your stuff through Erf]

August 27, 2009 at 6:10 PM

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