Interview: Bon Iver Production Designer, Michael Brown

The talented, Nashville-based designer discusses space, light, collaboration, and the emotional intent of music

Bon Iver, best known for their haunting folk tracks, has undergone a sonic transformation over the past decade, resulting in two consecutive albums, 22, A Million and i,i, which challenge the boundaries of the genre. Always considered and creative, Bon Iver’s work can be seen as unconventional, as frontman Justin Vernon employs autotune to distort his voice until it’s almost unrecognizable and captures sounds in …

Behind the Scenes at Strip Strip Hooray

Mechanical bulls, confetti cannons and fog machines jazz up Dita Von Teese's traveling burlesque show

“They come dressed to the nines,” says Justin Moyer, production manager for Strip Strip Hooray. He’s referring to the pantheon of fans that flock to the performance, one of the preeminent shows in the neo-burlesque scene. Most come for Dita Von Teese—a pioneer of contemporary American burlesque and authority on elegance—although co-stars Murray Hill, Dirty Martini, Perle Noire, Selene Luna, Monsieur Romeo, Lada Nikolska and …