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“what’s past is prologue”—Bill Shakespeare, The Tempest

/ nov 2011

  1. 11.29.2011 | 2:23 PM EDT

    Weather Report: Warm, Wet + Red … “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground” | White Stripes | White Blood Cells | 2001 … Unseasonably warm in Brooklyn, but soggy as a toddler’s britches. Leaves are falling all around, splashing the dirty ground with the last colorful droppings from trees soon to be bare as bones. Don’t let this warm day fool you. Ol...

  2. 11.15.2011 | 2:23 PM EDT

    Awash In Synth:
    M83′s 80′s Dreampop
      … “Midnight City” | M83 | Hurry Up We’re Dreaming | 2011 … Whether or not you are of that generation that grew up with the cheesy synth and ray-gun drums of 80′s pop, it’s an unshakable fact that those very sounds are the perfect dream-pop background for songs of youthful longing. Making out in theR...

  3. 11.09.2011 | 1:23 PM EDT

    Twirly Girl Gig: What the Client Didn’t Ask For … “Let’s Dance” | David Bowie | Let’s Dance | 1983 — Have you ever been given a project, understanding full well the needs of the client but gone ahead and mangled the concept into a completely different animal, just ’cause it’s fun? What you end up with is something utterly unusable as far as the c...