A moment of “writing for fun”, cultivated solo artists Mishal Moore and Richard Cortez in becoming We are Baker. We Are Baker powerfully delivers their new single, MXCO/Orchid, in announcement of upcoming release.
dusty st. amand features richard cortez
photographer/videographer dusty st. amand (of messages and men: los angeles, out, grindr) exposes the honesty and vulnerability of his subjects in the in-between. in acknowledgment of the photo/observation medium, st. amand explores the gender expression of men by catching them with their guard down. richard cortez joins st. amand in his efforts by lending sparse haunting vocals to unexpected cover songs accompanying the stolen moments captured.
In one of these clips, artist Sam Waxman appears, muscled body at one point clothed, then in Papi-branded briefs, then wrapped in plastic wrap. All the while Richard Cortez strums his guitar in a soulful, moving take on Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer.”MIKELLE STREET