About David Lynch
David Lynch is an Oscar-nominated and Cannes Award winning director, screenwriter, and visual artist. Known for the soon-to-be-rebooted TV series Twin Peaks, and numerous cult classic films including Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, and Mulholland Drive.
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest standing experimental film festival in the country and serves as an Academy Award®-qualifying festival in the United States for the Short Films category.
Originally formed in Ann Arbor and Detroit in 1995 and formerly on the Sub Pop label (Nirvana, Beach House, etc), Wolf Eyes is now on Jack White’s Third Man label (see below). Wolf Eyes are generally credited as godfathers of the “Noise” genre of experimental music.
Windy & Carl
Cited as “A leading light of the Michigan space-rock scene” by Allmusic, Windy & Carl formed in 1993 around the core duo of guitarist Carl Hultgren and bassist/singer Windy Weber. They create music with a wide range of atmospheres, from a warm fuzzy blanket, to a deep ocean, and to the open spaces of a frozen antarctic.
An experimental musician and composer originally from Brighton, Michigan who works with the manipulation of 8-Track tape loops in combination with voice, tape delays and various organic and electronic sound sources. A founding member of the industrial noise group Wolf Eyes, Dilloway now resides in Oberlin, Ohio where he runs Hanson Records and Mailorder.
Jack White, Third Man Records, and Subpop
Jack White is an internationally-recognized indy musician, formerly half of White Stripes, which was on the label Subpop, which was home to Nirvana, Soundgarden, and literally dozens of other noted acts. White has used his status to create his own label, Third Man Records, and remains very visible in the pop music press as of mid-2016