100 days of stampmaking, day 13: those eyes, that mouth. a rather quick one, as we’re attending a friend’s wedding later, and i wanted to be sure i got this done in advance. 111 more words


Cocteau Twins (Overview)

Cocteau Twins were a strange and beautiful band who in the 1980’s radically redefined the roles of vocals and electric guitar in rock- and pop-based music, paving the way for future innovations by artists (most obviously My Bloody Valentine) who would accidentally inspire insipid sub-genres with silly names like “dream-pop,” “shoegaze,” “slowcore,” and “post-rock.” Formed in 1979 in Grangemouth, Scotland, the band consisted of vocalist Elizabeth Fraser, guitarist and drum machine programmer Robin Guthrie, and bassist Will Heggie. 531 more words


Single Review: Chloe March - "Orpheus Head"

‘Orpheus Head’ is the second single to be lifted from Chloe March’s third full length record Nights Bright Days.

Based in the South East of England, … 173 more words

Single Review

In Bloom ♫

Willing spring into existence with this playlist because here in DC, winter just can’t seem to leave us.

Love Fade- Tamaryn |
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Today is long swim day; 5500m to be exact (for a weekly total mileage of 12,175m).  It started off on an awesome note with a surprise breakfast courtesy of my sweetie.  478 more words


Wild for Wildhoney

Shoegaze bands are a dime a dozen these days which is something I never would have predicted 20 years ago. So the genre lost the battle but apparently won the war, but sometimes the victors get a little cocky. 246 more words


All Flowers in Time Bend Towards the Sun

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Here’s the song she doesn’t want you to hear. The only part which needs work is Buckley’s. She sounds amazing. 17 more words