Baby says there’s death in these silver curls :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Kelly Reemtsen “Baby says, she’s dying to meet you. Take you off and make your blood hum, and tremble like the fairground lights.” Laney cut like a sharp knife in a cold, cold night, slicing through his skin in the most exquisite of ways. She was like that, brutal sometimes, icy and serrated at the edges, yet so damn beautiful. She wore thrift shop 50’s Be-Bop dresses, the kind that you would fill-up with petticoat layers, in the palest pinks and baby blues. Laney would pair that up with knee high, steel toe work … Continue reading Baby says there’s death in these silver curls :: SOTD

Wrong way on a one-way track :: VOTD

Runaway Train :: Soul Asylum from the album, Grave Dancers Union Directed by Tony Kaye Runaway Train is a song by American rock band Soul Asylum. It was released in June 1993 as the fourth single from their 1992 album, Grave Dancers Union and became a big success all-around the world in the summer of 1993, it reached # 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, # 2 on the U.S. Top 40 mainstream and climbed to the top position on the Canadian Singles Chart. The song led Soul Asylum to international status, and helped bring their album, Grave Dancers Union to a multi-platinum level. Runaway Train won a Grammy Award for Best Rock … Continue reading Wrong way on a one-way track :: VOTD

Quintessential Albums :: Disintegration :: The Cure

Disintegration :: The Cure Quintessential Albums A Little History: Disintegration is the eighth studio album by The Cure, released on May 2, 1989 by Fiction Records. The record marked a return to the introspective and gloomy gothic rock style the band had established in the early 1980’s. As he neared the age of thirty, vocalist and guitarist Robert Smith had felt an increased pressure to follow up on the group’s pop successes with a more enduring work. This, coupled with a distaste for the group’s new-found popularity, caused Smith to lapse back into the use of hallucinogenic drugs, the effects of which had a strong influence on the … Continue reading Quintessential Albums :: Disintegration :: The Cure

My Top 300 Movies :: 126-130

126. 9 1/2 Weeks Trying to explain why I love this movie so much is a tricky one, as I am not necessarily a fan of the relationship portrayed in this, especially since I think there are so many aspects that needed to be flushed out and were instead replaced by tons of sex scenes. That said, I still find myself drawn to the film, to the story, and well, admittedly, toward Mickey Rourke. There are moments, too, that I just get a little lost in, like the one pictured above. Movie clip, featuring Slave to Love :: Bryan Ferry Movie … Continue reading My Top 300 Movies :: 126-130