Frou Frou ~ The Dumbing Down Of Love [2⊘⊘2]

The closing track on Frou Frou’s first and only album Details, “The Dumbing Down Of Love” appears as an admonition of the trite, formulaic love songs too many musicians have written throughout the years in a vain attempt to gain fame and fortune. Still, it is only one of many different possible meanings attributable to this lovely, if enigmatic … Continue reading Frou Frou ~ The Dumbing Down Of Love [2⊘⊘2]

Thom Yorke from Radiohead vfideo Street Spirit.

Radiohead ~ Street Spirit (Fade Out) [2⊘15]

The music video for ‘Street Spirit’ was filmed over two nights in a desert outside Los Angeles. It was directed by Jonathan Glazer, who described it as a “turning point” for his work, feeling that Radiohead had “found their own voices as an artist” and that “I got close to whatever mine … Continue reading Radiohead ~ Street Spirit (Fade Out) [2⊘15]

Kill Shelter and Agent Side Grinder members posing in black and white portraits with black rectangles covering their eyes

Kill Shelter ~ The Necklace (ft. Agent Side Grinder) [2⊘22]

Kill Shelter is the highly-talented UK-based alternative artist and producer Pete Burns. His unique work blends elements of Post-Punk and contemporary Electronica with heavily processed guitars. He is perhaps best known for his numerous collaborations with other cult artists including … Continue reading Kill Shelter ~ The Necklace (ft. Agent Side Grinder) [2⊘22]

VNV Nation ~ When Is The Future? [2⊘18]

Beat-synced footsteps carry us forward into the future, though, unironically, backward would suffice. Intertwining synths sing shimmering praises to majestic Chronos with layers floating above and below the present, as if ghost-like apparitions of unknown pasts and futures. A distant clock strikes thirteen and Father Time chuckles inwardly. “Faces without names, Playing devils and angels, Lit up by the strobes, Moving hypnotized.” … Continue reading VNV Nation ~ When Is The Future? [2⊘18]