Wouldn’t you love to love her? :: As Heard on Television

“All your life you’ve never seen,  woman, taken by the wind. Would you stay if she promised you heaven? Will you ever win?” Misty Day, portrayed brilliantly by Lily Rabe, is hidden away in the forest discovering the music of Stevie Nicks, taking in the music in a visceral, vital, almost feral kind of way, when we first meet her. She is wild, taken by fire and win and rain, all the elements wrapping around her, and keeping her resurrected. I was immediately drawn to the character of Misty, and even more so, when Stevie’s, and Fleetwood Mac’s music, became … Continue reading Wouldn’t you love to love her? :: As Heard on Television

Erick Macek :: Keep Art Alive :: 10 Questions Project

Keep Art Alive :: Photo by Lauren Hillary Keep Art Alive :: The 10 Questions Project :: Featuring Erick Macek 1. What music (or other art form) inspires you when you create your art? I’ve recently realized that inspiration comes easily to me. Music is practically a life line of sorts, so I’m always looking for something new to listen to. I am inspired by just about any genre of music. I don’t listen to heavy metal or screaming music much, but I was raised in an eastern European household, so polka music was very “normal“. Needless to say, I’ve been … Continue reading Erick Macek :: Keep Art Alive :: 10 Questions Project

I hear your footsteps in the street :: Songs of Our Youth

Oblivious :: Aztec Camera from the album, High Land Hard Rain Songs of Our Youth “Just count me in, and count me out, and I’ll be waiting for the shout, oblivious…“ A Little History: Oblivious is the fourth single by Scottish New Wave band Aztec Camera. It was released as the second single from their 1983 studio album High Land, Hard Rain. The song managed a moderate charting of # 47 on the UK Singles Chart, but a re-release of the song later that same year proved even more successful, entering the top twenty and peaking at # 18. Aztec Camera was formed by Roddy Frame. Formed in 1980, the band went on … Continue reading I hear your footsteps in the street :: Songs of Our Youth

Well I’ve got myself trapped in the black of your heart :: VOTD

A Lizard State :: King Krule from the album, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon directed by Jamie-James Medina A Lizard State, is a single by King Krule/Archy Marshall off last year’s 6 Feet Beneath the Moon. 6 Feet Beneath the Moon is the debut album by King Krule, the stage name of British singer-songwriter Archy Marshall. The album was released on his nineteenth birthday, August 24, 2013 The black-and-white clip finds King Krule standing horizontally on the walls and playing guitar in a suit. Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s film Dial M for Murder, the video kicks off with a clip from “Hitchcock Presents“. There’s an actual lizard … Continue reading Well I’ve got myself trapped in the black of your heart :: VOTD

So soon you’ll take me :: Under the Covers :: Cover of the Week

The Killing Moon :: Pavement “Fate, up against your will, through the thick and thin; he will wait until, you give yourself to him.” The Killing Moon is a single by the band Echo And The Bunnymen. It was released on their 1984 album, Ocean Rain. It is one of the band’s highest-charting hits, reaching number nine in the UK Singles Chart, and often cited as the band’s greatest song. It has been said that everything came together for Echo in The Killing Moon. Will Sergeant’s opening guitar sets the scene in some exotic location; Ian McCulloch’s evocative vocals convey some of the … Continue reading So soon you’ll take me :: Under the Covers :: Cover of the Week