Ever heard of pound sterling banknotes that do not depict Queen Elizabeth, but Twin Peaks prom queen Laura Palmer? Or her dad, Leland, in both dark and white-haired versions? And even Special Agent Dale Cooper, during his hilarious confrontation with a llama?
The all-new davidlynch.com went live a few minutes ago. The David Lynch Music Company, as the site is now called, comes loaded with songs and videos of collaborations of David Lynch with Angelo Badalamenti, Ariana Delawari, Chrysta Bell, Dean Hurley, Peter Ivers, Marek Zebrowski and others.
Word is out that David Lynch is has picked up on the Thought Gang project together with Angelo Badalamenti, and that the release of a 10-track album is imminent later this year. Meanwhile, here's the official video of their bad ass A Real Indication song that was featured on the Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me soundtrack.
The original Twin Peaks Fest in Washington state has become a long-standing tradition, but since last year, the United Kingdom has its own Twin Peaks Festival. Just last weekend, the date of the 2011 edition has been announced and it will be November 26th.
Goodnight Dune is a mash-up of the popular 1947 children's book Goodnight Moon written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd, and David Lynch's 1984 science fiction movie Dune, based on the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert.
David Lynch is relaunching davidlynch.com tomorrow as a digital music store and sensory experience. In an email to the New York Times, the director said there will be sound experiments from the past (unreleased Twin Peaks songs, perhaps?) and new music.
British dance music and club magazine, Mixmag, has recently interviewed David Lynch with regard to the release of Good Day Today. He talks about upcoming projects, recent musical discoveries and his personal favorite remix.
If you're into graphic novels and Twin Peaks, the second installment in the King of the Flies comic book trilogy might be worth the read. According to Fantagraphics Books, King of the Flies Vol. 2: The Origin of the World is "a French Twin Peaks graphic novel as written by Stephen King and drawn by Charles Burns."