Guest column by T of Vegas
Afterimages Wreckages of the pastEternally damned to repeat it.Exploded views incinerated by the electricity of truthPierced by the arrow of time keeping everything from happening at onceWhile the tombstone is still blank, the chisel is already poised.Distraction and temporary relief running through the bottomless vessel of inherited emptinessTrite maxims of unconscious discontent encased in flesh to become universal lawAmending the inner coordinate in a pathless world of self-imposed unawarenessInner knowing the only compassToo deep a whole in a constant state of lack making greater things decayGoing blind scanning the horizon for answers to attenuate the painSight without visionPerpetual desire sets the foundation of a nadir that time does not enterEndless loop of fleeting phenomena clamouring and interferingMental suffering ...
As the good ole shock jock Plato so eloquently put it, music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of ...
I do travel. A bit. An iPod or portable device is a great, convenient yet soulless asset to have. It fits your music collection into ...
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A melting pot of mixed content: movie, book and even video game reviews. Updated sporadically, but eclectically.
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A semi-regular column exploring new and rising local bands and artists deserving of attention.
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escape the confines of your fate / don't be a prisoner in someone else's scheme / leave behind and bury what is dead / relief wrapped inside a goodbye / it’s not getting better than this / it's ending one minute at a time / time for putting garbage in its place / quit treading water / get down to rise -- Mental diversion. Escape from the banality, iterations, and rigors of daily life. Emancipation. An attempt to figure a different reality. To not be a locust in the swarm. Exiled. Forced to innovate, to exist as and by doing so, further defining yourself. To ...
SPB contributor T is a global traveler. In visiting countries he’s a fan of music (that is the Scene ...
FRUITION. ( . . . ) I can hear it fading / fading like gas. ( . . . )I am having a hard time figuring out what you came ...
CURE MY HEART FROM BEATING.(...)every time I close my eyes I pray for your demise(...) Did you know that ...
INNER SANCTUM. line has been drawn / headed for the big death / your everywhere is my nowhere / some things are better ...
Chaos, contradictions, and confrontations are a rite of passage. Charles Dickens said that we begin to forgive a place as ...
(…) tunnel vision's tightening its grip - beat by mutual denial (…) During the Double Ninth Festival in China cemeteries get crowded ...
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It's the end of 2013, so here's our best-of roundup for the last twelve months. Browse 4 features
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A brief but englightening chat with an artist who reveals an interesting or unexpected story from their career Browse 4 features
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A life lived and lessons learned by Eddie Spaghetti of Supersuckers. Browse 4 features
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There’s so much music released, whether physically or digitally, that keeping up with what’s going on becomes almost like a full time job. With Only Death Is Real, the aim is to bring together a selection of Browse 1 features
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