Monday Human being with white-collar job: "Let's start the day with 4 hours of cognitively stressful work, followed by some issues of responsibility, and then go share some personal stories in all tranquillity over there by the coffee machine." Society: "Skill should be rewarded. Let's pay them a lot." vs. Human being with blue-collar job: … Continue reading Acts of Human Wisdom II
When was the last time you went to a concert where you could not help yourself but move? In today's music industry, we move around in "music genre bubbles" much the same way we move around in "social bubbles". As a consequence, we have all kinds of expectations on how good music should sound … Continue reading Live – Tinariwen ft. Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Cler Achel”, Review: The Pioneers of Desert Rock
Short observation on human behaviour when dealing with robots.
I'd rather go blind than be, be this misunderstood. I can sit there on my chair, trying my utmost best to explain myself. How the world relates to me, to all of us, to every little gem around of me. But I can only closely observe it, can't I? There is really not much I … Continue reading Live – Trixie Whitley & Daniel Lanois, “I’d Rather Go Blind” @Brussels, 2009
"Not giving a fuck does not mean being indifferent; it means being comfortable with being different", at least, that's what Mark Manson claims in The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (p. 14). You might not get his point immediately, but watching PJ Harvey's live performance below will certainly change that. If mainstream … Continue reading Live – PJ Harvey, “Grow Grow Grow”, Review: On Art, Personal Growth and Vulnerability
You drink your wine from my heart, but you don't know me at all. If you're fed up with modern romanticism or, on the other side of the spectrum, the exploitation of holy names, this hidden YouTube record might be something for you. It's a small part of Son Lux's ample repertoire of kickass … Continue reading Live – Son Lux, “You Don’t Know Me” @Texas, 2015
Need instant support, or perhaps an inspirational video? Watch Ludovico play. Trust me, your heart will feel so much fuller afterwards. Are you tired of the thought overdose in your head, all that mumbling in the background, the big mashup of contradictory feelings you wish you didn't feel? Are you, in short, tired of having … Continue reading Live – Ludovico Einaudi, “Experience” @London, 2013