Friday, July 27, 2012

Work said 'come dressed as your favourite athlete to celebrate the olympics' so I did this...

The author David Foster Wallace wrote that one difference between fiction and non-fiction is that in fiction the writer works from "silence" while in non-fiction the writer works from "Total Noise, the seething static of every particular thing and experience."

Ian Cohen on Liquid Swordz

I won't begrudge any purist who wants to hear the crackle of "Duel of the Iron Mic" or the dense murk of "I Gotcha Back" enhanced by vinyl. But to these ears, Liquid Swords is a winter album meant to be heard in winter which is why most of us grew enamored with it as a portable experience, lodged into CD players or Walkmen, and stuffed between layers of puffy coats on subways, school buses. Even a solo listen in a car feels fairly inadequate, you almost have to ice grill a neighboring passenger while you're listening to it, knowing that they're plotting on the same gold. It's a record to make your surroundings as cartoonishly violent as Liquid Swords' chessboard cover, when you recognize that you're, as GZA memorably puts it, "trapped in a deadly video game with just one man." I've lived in Los Angeles for the past six years and really haven't found a lot of times appropriate to listen toLiquid Swords. That's not an indictment of its quality; it's a confirmation of its monomaniacal genius

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Anytime I'd get there before her I'd listen to Cat Stevens - Here Comes My Baby. Somehow she'd always turn up before the song is over.

Friday, July 06, 2012

That text you sent tonight.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Tea Meet

I caught up with my friend Miranda to talk about the design for the IKYCLN DVD design.
There is gonna be 2 editions:
Super limited deluxe
Standard edition

Both will be pretty but the deluxe is gonna be something else, just sayin'.

We then got bored and drew each other

“But the young educated adults of the 90s -- who were, of course, the children of the same impassioned infidelities and divorces Mr. Updike wrote about so  beautifully -- got to watch all this brave new individualism and self-expression and sexual freedom deteriorate into the joyless and anomic self-indulgence of the Me Generation. Today's sub-40s have different horrors, prominent among which are anomie and solipsism and a peculiarly American loneliness: the prospect of dying without once having loved something more than yourself.”
― David Foster Wallace, Consider the Lobster and Other Essays