In light of his death, some have examined Hugh Hefner’s legacy and found it deeply wanting.
Dirk Serries’ acclaimed ambient project underwent some pretty dramatic shifts as evidenced by these early recordings.
What happens when we make ourselves the highest goal of our own existence?
Think of a webpage as a collection of discrete, self-contained blocks of content — and edit it accordingly.
It’s a stretch to say that “religion basically no longer exists” in the Star Trek universe.
Or, some random thoughts about Wonder Woman, inclusivity, and how women are objectified in movies.
The demolition of my childhood home and the impermanence of memory.
Art can be transcendent — but enjoying it in spite of the artist’s flaws and transgressions can be difficult.
These films typify “the sadness of things.”
2016 sucked in many ways. But there was beautiful music to be heard in the midst of the year’s ugliness.
Pop culture nerdery won’t save the union but it could help us understand each other a little better.
Also, some more thoughts about why, exactly, the show is so powerful and endearing for me.
If the Bible has room for Job, Psalm 88, and Lamentations, then the Church’s music should have room for such content, too.
As I’ve heard more stories from folks my age about their church experiences, I realize how fortunate I was as a kid.
These songs may not have been in my top picks but they still deserve notice in their own right.
Sleepy trip-hop, atmospheric indie-electronic, religious experimental folk, harrowing post-punk/EBM, mournful folk & experimental electronic rock.
Incendiary hip-hop, soaring shoegaze, aggressive indie-rock, poignant synth-wave, thought-provoking emo & atmospheric rock.
Soulful hip-hop, lo-fi psychedelia, ambient dub, soaring electronic pop, abstract electronica, and otherworldly neo-folk.
Ominous ambience, funky hip-hop, pan-global instrumentals, crushing electronica, elegant post-punk, and forlorn post-rock.
If a song like this played on the radio today, it would result in outrage from multiple points on the cultural spectrum — though for different reasons.