Slowdive ~ Sugar For The Pill [2⊘17]

“It felt like we were in a movie that had a totally implausible ending…”
Look closely and you should notice the picture icon above is a cockeyed “blue” smiley-face pill with eyes, nose, and mouth a darkly golden hewn. Says lead singer/songwriter Halstead, “As a child, I was given medicine on a sugar cube, cough medicine, or whatever it was, it would … Continue reading Slowdive ~ Sugar For The Pill [2⊘17]

mehro ~ chance with you [2⊘21]

mehro’s lament (sound of trauma) relives a memory rethought, redoubled, that might have changed everything. “When I wrote ‘chance with you’, it was an acknowledgment that I let something slip through my fingers”, native Angelean mehro says of the track. “I let fear overpower my desires, and I won’t let that happen again.” “Turn my eyes, I see you stare … Continue reading mehro ~ chance with you [2⊘21]

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]

RÜFÜS DU SOL – On My Knees [2⊘21]

Brilliant, bold, and bassy, this is the kind of track that reverberates with such intensity as to provoke a cardiac arrest of emergency-room dancefloor-jigginess. Unsurprisingly, its creation was also a process of joy, “For this song we had a lot of fun writing something that was darker, driving and a little more edgy. It’s definitely one of the most … Continue reading RÜFÜS DU SOL – On My Knees [2⊘21]

IAMWARFACE ~ Closer [2⊘18]

She wields her secrets with a lustful passion, a carnal pleasure-plaything ill-matched and inhuman. A sultry-siren Molotov cocktail of combustible liquid ice, overflowing with preternatural beauty and grace enough to lure the soon-to-be soulless to her Stygian rocks, forlorn. His life, forfeit, bereft of soul, he struggles with his ebbing courage, grip… Continue reading IAMWARFACE ~ Closer [2⊘18]