Category Archives: music

when I’m sitting around kinda dazed

I remember Brand New as this really sort of emo pop punk band. But this album starts off with this weird recording of someone talking about a dream in therapy which is blended into some great horror movie guitars. And … Continue reading

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a mask of normality

I knew Sufjan Stevens was somewhere within the indiefolk/indiepop genre. So i was expecting just like straightforward acoustic guitars songs about fields. I don’t know if you’ve ever driven across Illinois for any considerable amount of time, it can boring … Continue reading

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an uncertain world. But listen to that sweet guitar solo

I don’t get it when people say “I like all kinds of music except rap and country.” Specially when they are american. I like rap and country. See one day I will really get down to it and make a … Continue reading

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One might think, these dudes gotta lighten up

I’ve seen Samael live! I have Passages on cd! I bought it when I saw them at the metro like 14 years ago! I went to go see an opening band, but who knows which band. I don’t remember those … Continue reading

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almost too personal

It’s real easy to be a critic, especially when the initial reaction to something is, ah fuck this. Which was my first reaction to Jawbreaker’s 24 Hour Revenge Therapy. Since the whole point of this enterprise(folly?) is to listen to … Continue reading

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to be played at a preposterous volume

There’s this incredibly mediocre radio station here, 97.1, “The Drive.” They’re tag line is “the soundtrack to your life” and it is, which is a little bit sad! At least for my life, because I’ve been listening to “classic rock” … Continue reading

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10 Commandments of west coast rap

Tupac’s All Eyez On Me was the last album released while he was alive, which is hard to believe because Tupac looms large to this day. His influence on pop cultural is so massive that one could easily recreate the deleted … Continue reading

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Tell them your name is fuck you

I don’t even know what to call Sex Prisoner’s Tannhauser Gate because there are too many genres. grindcore, powerviolence… Ultimately who fucking cares, it’s the kind of brutal music you need when have to hate everything and everyone. Just fucking … Continue reading

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without breaking down and weeping

I remember hearing the first track to Placebo’s Without You I’m nothing almost 20 years ago. Back then I was listening to Black Sabbath, Metallica, some Van Halen, White Zombie. Lots of classic rock, because that was around the time … Continue reading

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shit has gone slightly awry

A little while ago I finally got spotify. There are too many goddamn songs. There are too many genres. It’s like giving an addict an unlimited supply of drug of choice. If I was up to me, all I would … Continue reading

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