Between replays of Bruce Springsteen and hipster-of-the-minute rock, I keep coming back to the Forest Swords album Dagger Path. Even with all the modern microgenres, I have no idea how to classify this album. At times stark and ghostly, other times melodic, the music is always hypnotic. Samples loop and evolve, slowly shifting styles mid [...]
I typically hate YouTube, based on the experience of hanging out with friends and someone says, ‘Hey, check out this video’, and three hours later, you’re bored as hell watching things that someone else thinks is hilarious. Anyway, I like Bruce Springsteen, so here’s a video that was sent to me by a friend a [...]
If I had a time capsule, I’d programme it to take me to all of Annie Leibovitz’s photo shoots from 1970 to now. Highlights for me would be Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 Rolling Stone cover, the extremely personal last photographs of John Lennon and Yoko Ono (which were shot five hours before Lennon’s death in 1981), and Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A album cover shoot.