You have not yet learned that in life you have to be like everyone else. The perfect mediocrity; no better, no worse. Individuality is a monster and it must be strangled in its cradle to make our friends feel confident. You know, I have often thought that gangsters and artists are the same in the eyes of the masses. They are admired and hero-worshipped, but there is always present an underlying wish to see them destroyed at the peak of their glory.
Archive for the ‘music’ Category
The perfect mediocrityTuesday, August 2nd, 2011
Acetate – King Kong CompanyMonday, April 18th, 2011
Asked to mention this. Good tune, like the samples used.
Kill Krinkle Club – ‘Handwritten Novel’Sunday, April 17th, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron “New York Is Killing Me” Chris Cunningham RemixSaturday, October 2nd, 2010
I amTuesday, August 24th, 2010
How you like me now?Sunday, March 14th, 2010
Mia Doi Todd – Open Your HeartSaturday, February 6th, 2010
Found via Facebook. Michel Gondry does a music video that could easily have been a Sony Bravia ad
WoozySunday, January 17th, 2010
James Yorkston – ‘Woozy With Cider’
Sir Henry’s documentary – 120bpmTuesday, January 12th, 2010
Rest of parts here.
Freelance WhalesWednesday, January 6th, 2010
Jim’s show on Phantom last night played this band Freelance Whales, liked the song right away, caught a few more of their songs on their mySpace. Got the album. I hope they come to Ireland soon.
This is them live in a train station. Love the reaction of the girl to their sound:
And another fuller version: