This reflection comes from Eli Brown. If you haven't checked out Sound of Metal, it is an allegorical treasure chest. Stream it on Amazon Prime. **Spoilers Galore** I have had not cried in quite some time. The tears came out slowly and hesitantly, like street urchins wary of the kindness of a stranger offering them... Continue Reading →
(Still) Digesting Chance’s Big Day
This fabulous review of Chance's latest album comes from Eli Brown. I am easily pleased. I am also quite sensitive to the displeasure of others, especially if it is directed towards something that I find pleasant. For this reason, I found myself hesitant to voice my opinion regarding Chance the Rapper’s newest project, The Big... Continue Reading →
Summer ’19 Playlist
The warm weather is here and with it, a playlist to bump to. We hope these songs accompany a restful summer and set a winsome rhythm to beach trips, patio parties, or your daily commute. From our hearts to yours.
What Taylor Swift’s Me! Says about You (And Me)
But what I imagine myself to be rarely correlates with who I actually am. My self-curation, more often than not, is born out of insecurity. There may not be anything else in common between my fantasy-of-self and Taylor’s except the gaping chasm that separates fantasy from reality.
Winter ’19 Playlist
Yes, dear friends, our winter playlist is here at last! Compiled with love and guaranteed to warm the cockles of your heart. So pop those headphones on and get ready to lose yourself in the frosty delight of these musical twists and turns.
Lenten Soundtrack: Love Made of Blood and Muscle
Another season of Lent is upon us and that means it's time for another round of our Lenten Soundtrack. This time, we're kicking things off with a song by Lissie – a criminally under-recognized and wonderfully talented singer who I recently discovered while watching the new season of David Lynch's Twin Peaks.
Lenten Soundtrack: Ashes to Ashes, Funk to Funky
We're back with round two of our soundtrack series, this time with a song from an artist that I feel like I discovered all too late – or at least too late to appreciate while he was still living. The first time I can recall consciously hearing and enjoying one of David Bowie's songs... Continue Reading →
Lenten Soundtrack: Dust in the Wind
Among Protestants in America, there seems to be two dominant trends regarding the way we think about the season of Lent. One tendency is to see it as a great opportunity for spiritual gymnastics, a time to one up each other in virtuosic displays of staggering self-denial (no chocolate! no booze!) that end up being... Continue Reading →