Found Joel VanZ’s music through With Etiquette Plastic Forest sounds like a bit o’ chiptunes happily in harmony with some simple acoustics and while digging up for more of his stuff, found he also shoots some beautiful wedding footage (sometimes accompanied by his own music, and even The Album Leaf at this one time!) he says he’s inspired by nature, in both his music and his...
beautiful site that makes me happy in wonder, all bright-eyed you can license music for all your projects (public + personal) and they just say the darnedest things on their info page check out the honey (instrumental) and have a sweet listen!
Morning light has always played second best to you So bright-eyed; you litter matchstick fires in your wake When the dusk dims my eyes and the streetlights are talking to the curtains You are the one to make my bones glow by elizchung
The greatest threat to freedom is lack of criticism.– Wole Soyinka hmmm my current thoughts: -dunno if i agree if it’s the greatest threat to freedom (there can be lots of criticism but no action. but i should probs read wole’s stuff before sayin’ mo’. #longparentheticalthought), but it is a legitimate threat indeed and...
Gospel Coalition Article on Asian American Shame →
larrylin: Good read. I never bothered to duke out the difference between shame and guilt till now. Good read indeed.
In a way, nobody sees a flower really, it is so small, we haven’t time and...– Georgia O’Keefe (wow - CB pulls such amazing quotes as stories behind his perfumes. respect!)
The Story Behind 7 Billion Hearts →
There are now or will shortly be seven billion people on this planet. Seven billion souls hoping and dreaming. Seven billion hearts beating. One of them inevitably beats for you. As Elizabeth Bishop so rightly put it, somebody loves us all. When we feel despondent or lonely and in need of some comfort, we need to keep this in mind. - Christopher Brosius | I Hate Perfume
More and more often I find myself wishing I could be in a song. Be in music. I don’t know how to explain it, but there was this youtube comment I glanced over once: “I wish I could live inside this song.” And that’s sort of how I feel, wishing I could live in the beauty of those melodious and full chords, rippling arpeggios, emotion and experience in musical form....
here's to you, june 'one-two
thankful for -repeat buttons (play that one more time ye guitars dripping with distortion, all ye catchy hooks and insistent banging drums; earnest voices sing once more) -sixth college and its patient residents (we’ll never stop yelling till we move out, sorry) -Patrick Watson’s beautiful concert, a feast for the eyes and the ears—no, feast sounds too decadent and rich; it...
octoverrain: When Nick Principe opens his mouth to sing, a slow fog spills out and covers the land with mist. It’s morning, you’re watching it swirl between the pines, filling your lungs. Port St. Willow - Amawalk This sounds like one of those things that you hear in public for the first time and remind yourself throughout the day to listen to at home so you can pick apart the words and soak...
How to Speak More Strategically →
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