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Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap


The story of folk singer Vashti is a fascinating one: born in 1945, her debut Just Another Diamond Day flopped in 1970, and she disappeared from view, reappearing in 2000 by which time it had gained cult status and been re-released. 134 more words

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“81” – Joanna Newsom

from HAVE ONE ON ME (2010)


Lessons that song lyrics teach us: Joanna Newsom

I was listening to a mix CD today that Chris made me almost a year ago. I love this CD because it highlights some of my favorite musicians and it was a way for us to settle on “our song”(…which is still not settled, by the way). 637 more words


Playlist #35: pumpkin spice existential crisis

By James Li

Get your comfiest sweater and your favourite hot drink. Listen to these tunes while the dead leaves crunch under your feet and you resign to the fact that things are going to be like this for the rest of your life.


‘Inherent Vice’ a narcotic vision that demands multiple viewings

Inherent Vice
Written for the screen and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
USA, 2014

Even if you were not around during the 1970s, Inherent Vice comes across as a faded, nostalgic memory. 570 more words


Hawley Smoot

I got a new job. It’s okay so far. I work at an Italian restaurant. I work the same schedule every week, which is evenings Thursday through Sunday. 1,010 more words

Unrepentant Assholery