“We All Share The Same Sun” is a track from Dutch punk rock group Heideroosjes’s 2004 album, SINema. Reductive Version The intro of the germ’s “Electric Chapel,” from the Born This Way album released in 2011.
In the fall of 2006, British/Turkish Cypriot fashion designer Hussein Chalayan debuted his Spring/Summer 2007 collection, which included, amongst many other fantastic creations, an enthralling bubble dress. Reductive Version The germ donned a similar dress during her Monster Ball tour in 2009.
Jana Sterbak is a Canadian artist best known for her conceptual sculptures that are made about and in relation to the body. In 1987 she had sewn together 50 pounds of raw flank steaks and fashioned them into a dress for her Vanitas: Flesh Dress for an Albino Anorectic art installation. The artist has described… read more »
Leigh Bowery (26 March 1961 – 31 December 1994) was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, actor, pop star, model, and fashion designer, based in London. Bowery is considered one of the more influential figures in the 1980s and 1990s London and New York City art and fashion circles influencing a generation of artists and… read more »
Lina Morgana was a massively talented rising teen star who tragically died on October 4, 2008 at the tender age of 19. The circumstances surrounding her death remain shrouded in mystery. It is said she fell to her death from the roof of a hotel. The germ was apparently to become her backup dancer, or… read more »
Express Yourself “Express Yourself” is the second single from Madonna’s critically acclaimed and commercially successful fourth studio album, Like A Prayer, released in 1989. It reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, blocked from the top spot by Simply Red’s “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” and Martika’s “Toy Soldiers.” Nevertheless, it… read more »
In 2011, bestselling heavy metal rock band Metallica headlined a sold-out show at the Festival d’été de Québec in Canada. An aerial view of the Metallica show in Quebec in 2011 Reductive Version In 2014, in a desperate move to prop up her failing flop tour, the ARTPOP Ball, the germ posted a photo on… read more »
In 2004, Mexican singer Paulina Rubio released her seventh studio album, Pau-Latina, which marked her return to the Spanish language market after her English language debut album released two years prior. Four official singles were released from the album. In the video for the second single, “Algo Tienes,” the sultry singer wears a number of… read more »
[ri-duhk-tiv] adjective 1. of or relating to reduction; serving to reduce or abridge: an urgent need for reductive measures. 2. of or relating to change from one form to another: reductive chemical processes. 3. employing an analysis of a complex subject into a simplified, less detailed form; of, pertaining to, or employing reductionism; reductionistic. noun… read more »
Róisín Marie Murphy is an Irish singer-songwriter and record producer, known for her eclectic musical and fashion styles. She has been active musically and has been on the pop culture radar since 1995, turning heads with her unique and innovative costumes. The Original Vs. Reductive Version Clearly, the germ was a fan of her fashion… read more »