On Being Determined: Sia – Chandelier

"Chandelier". Probably the most deeply sad yet powerfully motivational song in the modern pop landscape. Somehow it manages to combine sadness and anger and use those two emotions to cook up the Ultimate Determination Song. In the case of this music video, the director has chosen to further empower the message of the audio by … Continue reading On Being Determined: Sia – Chandelier

Live – Trixie Whitley & Daniel Lanois, “I’d Rather Go Blind” @Brussels, 2009

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

A State of Mind: Zornik – Scared of Yourself

Think about the lies that we told to each other. All those lies, all those sentences that we tell each other, day in day out. All that stuff of which we never knew it went out of our minds, and into someone else’s. And it remains there. Strange but true. And it’s only seven years … Continue reading A State of Mind: Zornik – Scared of Yourself

Live – PJ Harvey, “Grow Grow Grow”, Review: On Art, Personal Growth and Vulnerability

  "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

Brain and Heart Meet in Identity Crisis: K’s Choice – Believe

Tomorrow I was nothing. But today is different. Yesterday I'll be. But today is different. You know that moment you're about to switch off your thinking gear? Ah, the Brain. The terrible master when in perfectionist-mode. The inspiring leader when in fuck off-mode. Tell me if it's me holding on and on to love what else is … Continue reading Brain and Heart Meet in Identity Crisis: K’s Choice – Believe