Django Django ~ In Your Beat [2⊘17]

A cursory search for “django” on Google will likely return a long list of references to the open-source web framework used in the creation of many powerful Python computer language-based web pages. However, there are numerous other meanings including those derived from several movies wherein it is colloquially referred to as a manner of badassery or toughness, even wannabe hoodlum idolatry or such. None of … Continue reading Django Django ~ In Your Beat [2⊘17]

Cannons ~ Tunnel Of You [2⊘22]

I was and still am a sucker for pure, unadulterated synthpop. From Abba and Bee Gees disco to new wave Duran Duran to the murmurings of industrial Depeche Mode and the revitalized Victorian gothicality of Siouxsie and the Banshees. It may seem like a progression away from pop, but in actuality, it is simply a fork-in-the-road diffusion between light and darkness. Both are still appealing and mixtures of the two sometimes bleed … Continue reading Cannons ~ Tunnel Of You [2⊘22]

Female torso missing heart with firey insides and lava-like exterior called "cavetous" by disturbedByVoices

Phantogram ~ Fall In Love [2⊘13]

To the majority of us, unrequited love or unreciprocated love is the bane of our existence. Psychiatrist Eric Berne stated in his book Sex in Human Loving that “Some say that one-sided love is better than none, but like half a loaf of bread, it is likely to grow hard and moldy sooner.” Perhaps surprisingly, some famous people thought similarly. Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche … Continue reading Phantogram ~ Fall In Love [2⊘13]

Kerli – Diamond Hard [2⊘16]

At a diminutive five-foot-zero Kerli may be short in stature, but she is elevated of inner strength, still requiring the occasional spiritual recharging blessedly provided by her mother country Estonia’s enchanting forest. In fact, she was able to acquire timely access to a little-known, unoccupied simple home there, where with only the barest of essentials, a few sets … Continue reading Kerli – Diamond Hard [2⊘16]

Artistic rendition of carnival freaks surrounded by butterflies entitled "vultures"

Dead Can Dance – The Carnival Is Over [1993]

If you have yet to witness the beauty of Dead Can Dance, this is as apt a song as could be as introduction. “The Carnival Is Over” appears as an homage to those wonderful circus freaks otherwise noteworthy as society’s shunned and exploited, unfortunate souls first rejected … Continue reading Dead Can Dance – The Carnival Is Over [1993]