She hangs around the dark ends of the street: A Meow Mix of a Playlist

She hangs around the dark ends of the street: A Meow Mix of a Playlist Listen here at Spotify (Day 4 of September Month of Playlists) The Cat Woman :: The Marketts Stray Cat Strut :: The Stray Cats Black Cat :: Ladytron Feline :: Bran Van 3000 Puss n’ Boots :: Adam Ant Kitty :: The Presidents Of The United States Of America Plea From a Cat Named Virtue :: The Weakerthans Stray Cat Blues :: The Rolling Stones The Lovecats :: The Cure Alley Cats :: Hot Chip Comb Your Kitty Kat :: Ralph Willis Alleycat :: Awesome … Continue reading She hangs around the dark ends of the street: A Meow Mix of a Playlist

A long way to making it right :: VOTD

Recovery :: Frank Turner from the album, Tape Deck Heart Recovery is the lead single from Frank Turner’s fifth album, Tape Deck Heart, which the English singer-songwriter recorded in Burbank, California, with American producer and engineer Rich Costey (My Chemical Romance, Muse, Jane’s Addiction). “It’s an autobiographical song … [but] it’s not a song about getting better, but it’s about the act of realizing you have a problem, and you need to sort your life out,” Turner explained to MTV News. “It came to me in one of those moments of clarity in the middle of a long, solid drunk … Continue reading A long way to making it right :: VOTD

Encircle me I need to be taken down :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive:: “Obey” :: Art by Joe Chiodo “I broke down and wrote you back, before you had a chance to. Forget, forgotten, I am moving past this, giving notice. I have to go. Yes, I know the feeling, know you’re leaving.” The night falls, as they say, and she watches the city blow past, like so much cigarette smoke exhaled. Jane is mulling it over, meandering around memory and reality as the wheels spin beneath the rented escape pod, painted yellow like cowardice, like where she sees them now. She knew the risks, the chances, knew that part … Continue reading Encircle me I need to be taken down :: SOTD

Bastille :: Bad Blood :: New Music Review

New Album Review :: Bastille :: Bad Blood It seems appropriate that the album cover to the new album Bad Blood, from Bastille, is done up in the style of a movie poster as the album itself plays out like a dramatic unfolding of a film script, passion and emotion building and fading, the ebb and flow of plot told in song, with a musical accompaniment that strikes me as soundtrack, as well as album. Sometimes though, the album feels like 12 separate films collected together, as each song has its own rise and fall to them, each chorus an … Continue reading Bastille :: Bad Blood :: New Music Review