The first time I heard a Joy Division track was when I was 13 and myself and my cousin stayed up till the early hours of the morning watching Donnie Darko. In that not quite morning not quite night-time we addled our brains to try and understand what we had just seen. ‘Love Will Tear… Continue reading Words On Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’: 40th Anniversary.
There are some pieces of music, songs or moments within them that - if like you're like me and music is a huge part of your life - stick with you forever due to the impact it had on you in that moment. Kendrick Lamar's opener (after the intro) on his Pulitzer Prize winning album,… Continue reading Listening to ‘DNA’ By Kendrick Lamar For The First Time.
So I saw a few people on my Facebook doing this a while ago and I thought it was a cool thing to let people indirectly know more about you, because I do think that your music taste says a lot about you... So, here goes nothing (this isn't in any order) 1. Fleetwood Mac… Continue reading A little thing to get to know me by: my top 10 albums.
So, this post is going to be a little different from the usual stuff I put on here, but I felt like I needed to do it. Music is a huge part of my life, and this is the same for so many people. Whether it's getting lost in the magic of Grimes's crazy dream… Continue reading Why Classical music (or whatever you want to call it) is still so important and relevant.
This may seem a little odd but, really good rap lyrics are so poetic, to me they're just like poetic social commentaries and really good rap lyricists should, in my opinion be more recognized by literature, poetry loving peoples. One of my favourite's from more recent times is Plan B aka Ben Drew, this man… Continue reading Inspiration Challenge: Rap Music.