Try this trick and spin it :: VOTD

Where is my Mind? :: Pixies from the album, Surfer Rosa About the song:  Where Is My Mind? is a song by the band Pixies. It is the 7th track on their 1988 debut album Surfer Rosa. The song was written by frontman Black Francis while he attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, inspired by his experiences while scuba diving in the Caribbean. Black Francis described the scuba experience as “this very small fish trying to chase me. I don’t know why — I don’t know too much about fish behavior.” Although the song was never released as a single, it is one of … Continue reading Try this trick and spin it :: VOTD

You think I’m dead but I sail away :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Deep Sea” :: Art by Sarah Joncas “I’ve kissed mermaids, rode the El Nino, walked the sand with the crustaceans, could find my way to Mariana, on a wave of mutilation.” The waves cut across each side of her, a riptide that took her breath and caused the flashing lights of near gone to dance inside her eyelids. At first she fought against the water, flailing erratically, her mouth open wide enough to silently scream, but instead it was the salt and sea that she was swallowing whole. Her head filled with echoes and a reverberating … Continue reading You think I’m dead but I sail away :: SOTD

New Release Tuesday :: My Top 5 :: September 30, 2014

New Release Tuesday :: My Top 5 :: September 30, 2014 1. Playland :: Johnny Marr Three-Sentence Review: Addictive and incredibly listenable, Playland has taken me by surprise, exceeding any expectations I had when I pushed play. This album completely trumps and takes over Moz’s disappointing release this year in its musical relevancy and cutting edge feel. The album plays like a fantastic mix of some of my favorite mid-to-late 80’s bands (Love and Rockets, Flesh For Lulu, New Order) and some of the more recent alt-rock bands I’ve loved (Arctic Monkeys, The Libertines, Palma Violets). Initial Favorite Track(s): Easy Money, Dynamo … Continue reading New Release Tuesday :: My Top 5 :: September 30, 2014