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Music To Write To: "Ekki múkk"

One of my favorite things about Sigur Rós is how much they leave their music open for interpretation. The ethereal quality can lend itself to be an accompaniment for nearly any genre, story, or emotional state. 58 more words


New Life, New City, New Playlist

Hearing TV On The Radio’s song “DLZ” while walking past the intimidating Hungarian Parliament from across the Danube. Imagining the story of Animal Collective’s “In The Flowers” play out in the hills of Portugal while on a bus between Lisbon and Nazaré. 1,788 more words

Black Sand Wonderland: Day 3 on the Laugavegur Trail

Lake Álftavatn soaked the sky in with a giant yawn. Hikers followed suite by unzipping their sleeping bags, testing their knees, stretching their fingers out like obnoxious sun rays. 2,181 more words

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Beginnings are important. I can’t get my day started without music. Actually, there’s very little I can do without it. I turn it on as I’m getting dressed, walk the streets with headphones in, listen as I read, listen as I write…With the right tracks, you can really get yourself in a great mood to start a day. 611 more words


Sigur Rós - Ágætis byrjun: 1999

The artwork on front of Ágætis byrjun was originally done in ballpoint pen by artist Gotti Bernhöft, the design was then inverted and placed on the front of the cover.   85 more words


New Music: Cloud Castle Lake - Sync

If you only listen to one new track this week, make it Sync, the new track from Dublin trio Cloud Castle Lake, taken from their debut EP ‘Dandelion’, out September 22nd via Happy Valley Records. 143 more words