YOU MAN ~ BIRDCAGE [2⊘13]

“Hold up, this is not my thang…” “This is the new project of Giac and Tepat. From Trance to Hip-Hop, from Techno to Breakbeat, from House to Eternity, from Love to Dance; From Lille, France.” [music.metason.net] “Back around the turn of the millennium Tepat Huleux and Giac Di Falco, lured by dazzlingly eclectic sets by the likes of The Glimmers and 2manyDJs, would sneak out of their Lille homes, cross the Belgian border, and … Continue reading YOU MAN ~ BIRDCAGE [2⊘13]

Joy Division ~ She’s Lost Control [1979]

As it seems, those bands capable of creating masterpieces often appear soul-possessed of and by their own music. In their live performances, we not only bask in their presence, but we share in the raw realization of their creative visions. Less often, the feeling is captured in audio or video recording, and even then not everyone sees (or misses) that beauty, or understands how deeply fulfilling the experience of direct resonance … Continue reading Joy Division ~ She’s Lost Control [1979]

Bragolin ~ To Hide To Shine To Cross [2⊘18]

The Crying Boy is a mass-produced print of a painting by Italian artist Giovanni Bragolin (1911–1981) pen-name of the painter popularly known as Bragolin. His paintings feature a variety of tearful children looking morosely straight ahead, sometimes called “Gypsy boys”, although nothing specifically links them to the Romani people. In 1986, British tabloid … Continue reading Bragolin ~ To Hide To Shine To Cross [2⊘18]

Black Nail Cabaret ~ No Gold [2⊘2⊘]

No Gold is a multi-layered musical metaphor on embracing the impermanence of life and its fleeting imperfections shared in a skull-shaving session with heartfelt beauty and candor. “Change is inevitable. Mental or physical, local or global, it’s always happening. Sometimes we have to drop the old skin to give place to the new growing underneath.”, states Emese ‘Emke’. Undeniably, as this appears a multifaceted gift … Continue reading Black Nail Cabaret ~ No Gold [2⊘2⊘]

Final Body ~ Lose Health [2⊘19]

Imagine aimfully wandering around your city, your home, a translucency overlooked in a topsy-turvy world unwished for and in forceful denial of the fleshly. Yet you, still brim with love, actively seeking and praying for that which would resolve your soulful dilemma. “Let me know that you notice me…” Seattle bandmates Scott Helgasson (vocals/keys), Taylor … Continue reading Final Body ~ Lose Health [2⊘19]