Tag Archives: Experiments Recorded

Monthly Music Monday: “I Will Possess Your Heart” by Death Cab for Cutie

Unlike Justice’s video for “Stress,” the video for Death Cab for Cutie’s “I Will Possess Your Heart” doesn’t really pretend to be a film, at least not a cinema-vérité documentary. Instead, it might actually be an account of one singer’s … Continue reading

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Monthly Music Monday: “Stress” by Justice

I want to point out that this video is a mini-movie, and one that I find very, very disturbing. The first dozen times I watched it I found myself crying–it’s such a perfect distillation of people’s inhumanity to one another, … Continue reading

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Monthly Music Monday: “Secular Haze” by Ghost B.C.

One of the posters on Absolute Write has a picture of Ghost B.C.’s lead singer as their avatar, and eventually I tracked down who the crazy guy dressed in bishop robes was. I have to say, I love all things … Continue reading

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Monthly Music Monday: “Reagan” by Killer Mike

I don’t remember where I found this, but what captured my mind was the combination of the music and the animation. It’s a beautiful, disturbing video even without the rap laying out a horrifying view of the world. The quotes … Continue reading

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Monthly Music Monday: “Guillotine” by The Coup

Tracy Jo Barnwell introduced me to this video, though I’d already heard of The Coup and been entranced by Boots Riley’s lyrics and the music infusing them. The social consciousness of the lyrics appeals to me–artists making political statements–though of … Continue reading

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Monthly Music Monday: “Food Glorious Food” by Homeboy Sandman

In this very occasional and random series (as is true for pretty much everything on this blog), I’ll present music which has wormed itself into my brain. In this case, it’s the bass line and the very subject of this … Continue reading

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Music You Should Be Listening To (Not an Opinion)

I just learned about Janelle Monáe. As with many things in popular culture, I imagine I am far, far behind the times and that all of you are already converts to her awesomeness.  If not, then here you go, thank … Continue reading

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