LOVE LETTER TO A CLASSIC: BLU & EXILE – BELOW THE HEAVENS

LOVE LETTER TO A CLASSIC: BLU & EXILE – BELOW THE HEAVENS

You never get it back, you know.  That feeling when you finally sneak past adolescence; the brief ephemera of swaggering youth, the glint in your eye, the quiet invincibility of being 22. It gently fades as we learn, mellow, spread out, and gratefully pass life’s checkpoints.But, of course, youthful vigour and peaceful maturity are really [...]

LOVE LETTER TO A CLASSIC: CANNIBAL OX – THE COLD VEIN

LOVE LETTER TO A CLASSIC: CANNIBAL OX – THE COLD VEIN

Have you ever noticed when you’re insufferably cold, it’s all you can think about?  The body clenches and stutters in freezing temperatures, the mind craves warmth and refuge. Pieces of music often elicit flickers of emotion, gently reviving impulses and thought trains - however, rarely do they conjure fully-fleshed feelings of constant urgency; of survival.But [...]