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Local visual artist (and occasional creative collaborator with Six Organs of Admittance's Ben Chasny) Steve Quenell recently sent me this fantastic link to a short

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Daniel Johnston in His Younger Years

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Local visual artist (and occasional creative collaborator with Six Organs of Admittance's Ben Chasny) Steve Quenell recently sent me this fantastic link to a short film by Richard Linklater documenting a 1985 music festival in Austin called "Woodshock". You can clearly see the trajectory between this and the organic inspiration behind Linklater's 1993 sentimental stoner masterpiece, Dazed and Confused. At the 3:40 mark, you can also see some rather astonishing footage of a young, dare I say svelte-and-semi-lucid Daniel Johnston, pimping out cassette tapes of Hi, How Are You. Definitely worth a look (after the jump). Incidentally, Johnston plays Neumos this Friday, September 4.

 
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