Coming through the eye of the storm :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Keith P. Rein “We’re two parties, two parties ending. What if you move? What if you hide? There’s only so much you can miss, before we collide.” The stories continue whether we choose to write them, or not, even when we both know it is so far past over. I close my eyes to sleep and the characters they dance in my head, nudging at me, persistent, unshakable, guns cocked and loaded in their hands. I never remember it any different from this. I think I was writing it, writing us, before I even … Continue reading Coming through the eye of the storm :: song of the day

Sleepyhead, where did you go :: about the songs

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Derek Gores “And now seems just a dream.  It broke my heart, but then I guess you didn’t know.  It’s alright.” Shoegaze, dream pop, space rock, ambient: these are the terms that come up when the band Slowdive is talked, or written about. I push replay on my music player and listen again, trying to see all those descriptions in the sounds. For me, what I hear and feel is ethereal, sensual, and nocturnal. I close my eyes and imagine a dark room lit only by the twinkle-flicker of candles, the slight scent of … Continue reading Sleepyhead, where did you go :: about the songs