Laura Phillips Anderson is an American avant-garde artist, composer and film director whose work spans performance art, pop music, multimedia projects. Trained in violin and sculpting, Anderson pursued a variety of performance art projects in New York during the 1970s, focusing on language and visual imagery, she became more known outside the art world when her single "O Superman" reached number two on the UK singles chart in 1981. She starred in and directed the 1986 concert film Home of the Brave. Anderson is a pioneer in electronic music and has invented several devices that she has used in her recordings and performance art shows. In 1977, she created a tape-bow violin that uses recorded magnetic tape on the bow instead of horsehair and a magnetic tape head in the bridge. In the late 1990s, she collaborated with Interval Research to develop an instrument she called a "talking stick", a six-foot long baton-like MIDI controller that can access and replicate sounds. Anderson met singer-songwriter Lou Reed in 1992, was married to him from 2008 until his death in 2013.
Anderson was born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, on June 5, 1947, the daughter of Mary Louise and Arthur T. Anderson, she graduated from Glenbard West High School. She attended Mills College in California, graduated in 1969 from Barnard College with a B. A. magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, studying art history. In 1972, she obtained an M. F. A. in sculpture from Columbia University. Her first performance-art piece—a symphony played on automobile horns—was performed in 1969. In 1970, she drew the underground comix Baloney Moccasins, published by George DiCaprio. In the early 1970s, she worked as an art instructor, as an art critic for magazines such as Artforum, illustrated children's books—the first of, titled The Package, a mystery story in pictures alone, she lives in Tribeca. Anderson performed in New York during the 1970s. One of her most-cited performances, Duets on Ice, which she conducted in New York and other cities around the world, involved her playing the violin along with a recording while wearing ice skates with the blades frozen into a block of ice.
Two early pieces, "New York Social Life" and "Time to Go", are included in the 1977 compilation New Music for Electronic and Recorded Media, along with works by Pauline Oliveros and others. Two other pieces were included on a collection of audio pieces by various artists, she recorded a lecture for Vision, a set of artist's lectures released by Crown Point Press as a set of 6 LPs. Many of Anderson's earliest recordings remain unreleased, or were only issued in limited quantities, such as her first single, "It's Not the Bullet that Kills You"; that song, along with "New York Social Life" and about a dozen others, were recorded for use in an art installation that consisted of a jukebox that played the different Anderson compositions, at the Holly Solomon Gallery in New York City. Among the musicians on these early recordings are Peter Gordon on saxophone, Scott Johnson on guitar, Ken Deifik on harmonica, Joe Kos on drums. Photographs and descriptions of many of these early performances were included in Anderson's retrospective book, Stories from the Nerve Bible.
During the late 1970s, Anderson made a number of additional recordings that were released either or included on compilations of avant-garde music, most notably releases by the Giorno Poetry Systems label run by New York poet John Giorno, an early intimate of Andy Warhol. Among the Giorno-released recordings was You're the Guy I Want to Share My Money With, a double-album shared with Giorno and William Burroughs. In 1978, she performed at The Nova Convention, a major conference involving many counter-culture figures and rising avant-garde musical stars, including William S. Burroughs, Philip Glass, Frank Zappa, Timothy Leary, Malcolm Goldstein, John Cage, Allen Ginsberg, she worked with comedian Andy Kaufman in the late 1970s. In 1980 Anderson was awarded an honorary doctorate from the San Francisco Art Institute. In 1982 she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts—Film. Anderson became known outside the art world in 1981 with the single "O Superman" released in a limited quantity by B.
George's One Ten Records, which reached number two in the British charts. The sudden influx of orders from the UK led to Anderson signing a seven-album deal with Warner Bros. Records, which re-released the single."O Superman" was part of a larger stage work titled United States and was included on the album Big Science. Prior to the release of Big Science, Anderson returned to Giorno Poetry Systems to record the album You're the Guy I Want to Share My Money With; this was followed by the back-to-back releases of her albums Mister Heartbreak and United States Live, the latter of, a five-LP recording of her 2-evening stage show at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. She appeared in a television special produced by Nam June Paik broadcast on New Year's Day 1984, entitled "Good Morning, Mr. Orwell", she next starred in and directed the 1986 concert film Home of the Brave and composed the soundtracks for the Spalding Gray films Swimming to Cambodia and Monster in a Box. Dur
The Ancient Magus' Bride is an anime series based on the manga series of the same name and illustrated by Kore Yamazaki. A three-part prequel anime was announced in the fifth volume of the manga; the series is titled The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Those Awaiting a Star. It is written by Kore Yamazaki, with scripts by Aya Takaha. Wit Studio produced the animation and Production I. G is credited with production. Hirotaka Katō designed Bamboo is in charge of the background art; the series' music is produced by Flying Dog. The episodes were bundled with the sixth and eighth volumes of the manga, between September 10, 2016, March 10, 2017 and September 9, 2017; the first episode was shown in theaters for two weeks, starting on August 13, 2016. Crunchyroll began streaming the first episode on September 10, 2016. An anime television series adaptation was announced on March 10, 2017, aired from October 7, 2017 to March 24, 2018, on MBS, Tokyo MX, BS11 and other Japanese channels. JUNNA performed the opening theme "Here", Hana Itoki performed the ending theme "Wa –cycle-".
The second opening theme is "You" by May'n, the ending theme is "Tsuki no Mō Hanbun" by AIKI & AKINO from bless4. Funimation streamed an English dub; the three OVAs are a prequel anime series. Shochiku released the television series on Blu-ray in Japan on four volumes, with the first volume released on November 29, 2017, the final volume released on July 25, 2018; the series was released in North America by Funimation. The first volume received a limited edition combo set release and a standard combo set release on January 29, 2019, the second volume received a standard combo set release on April 16, 2019. Manga Entertainment released the series in the United Kingdom and Ireland, releasing the first volume on a standard combo set on April 1, 2019, the second volume on June 3, 2019. In Australia and New Zealand, Madman Entertainment imported Funimation's North American release, releasing the limited edition first volume set on March 6, 2019, the standard edition first volume on April 3, 2019, the second volume on June 5, 2019
Hampus Nilsson is a Swedish footballer who plays for Falkenbergs FF as a goalkeeper. Hampus Nilsson started his career in IFK Osby as a four year old, he played both as a field player and goalkeeper until the age of thirteen when he decided to focus on the latter. After a year at Landskrona BoIS he joined Helsingborgs IF where he would never get any first team playtime but instead spent several seasons on loan. During his loan with IFK Värnamo in 2010 he helped the club win promotion to second tier Superettan where he played the following year and with Ängelholms FF in 2012. After being released by Helsingborg at the end of 2012 Nilsson was considering retiring from football when he was contacted by agent Markus Karlsson who arranged a trial for him with Allsvenskan club Djurgårdens IF which resulted in a two-year deal before the start of the 2013 Allsvenskan season. In October 2014 he signed a new four-year contract, he made his Allsvenskan debut for Djurgården in a 2–0 win against Falkenberg on 24 October 2015, playing for the first time instead of Kenneth Høie who spent the previous 101 games on the pitch.
On 11 August 2016 Nilsson was loaned out to Allsvenskan side Östersunds FK for the rest of the season due to the arrival of Andreas Isaksson. On 1 December 2016 Nilsson signed for Falkenbergs FF. Nilsson played two games for the Sweden national under-19 football team in 2007. Nilsson played ice hockey in his youth, but when he signed with Landskrona BoIS in 2007 he made the decision to focus on football. After joining Djurgården he stood with the singing section at the home games of the clubs hockey team, which made him a favourite among the fans. Hampus Nilsson at SvFF Djurgårdens IF profile