The Smiths ~ Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before [1988]

“The Hungerford Massacre was a spree shooting in Hungerford, England, United Kingdom, on 19 August 1987, when 27-year-old Michael Ryan shot dead sixteen people, including an unarmed police officer and his own mother, before shooting himself. The shootings, committed using a handgun and two semi-automatic rifles, occurred at several locations, including … Continue reading The Smiths ~ Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before [1988]

Interpol ~ Lights [2⊘1⊘]

The curtains fall: ingestion, extraction, collection. Dank, ill, and enigmatic, Interpol’s “Lights” music video is a short study in implied horror. A tangled pain/pleasure principle. A promised Kool-Aid ecstatic transcendence. Soul donations in existential exchange for deeper waters to float face-down in. “All that I see, Show me your ways, Teach me to … Continue reading Interpol ~ Lights [2⊘1⊘]