You were right from the start, you taught me to see my part. In the big confused world out there, you gotta take your part. You can’t just leave its future in the hands of other confused people, can you? The iron hand did not understand the cry of the common man. Said the … Continue reading Censorship, Freedom of Expression & Climate Change: Starsailor – Four to the Floor
The Rat Race: Aesop Rock – Dorks
Question: if I died in my apartment like a rat in a cage, would the neighbours smell the corpse before the cat ate my face? Ah yes, the wanderer in the rat race. How it blinds us from real emotion, the Other and, well, basically anything that's real outside of our own peculiar mindset. … Continue reading The Rat Race: Aesop Rock – Dorks
Citizens Make A Country: Nas – One Mic
All I need is one mic. Just your regular guy, thinking stuff over in his head. Perfectly represented by the somewhat squatter-like scenery. (…) only if I had one love, one girl and one crib. Now, here’s a rapper who doesn’t need all your typical rapper-things. Let real artistic vulnerability unwrap itself. Admitted, you still … Continue reading Citizens Make A Country: Nas – One Mic
Algiers – Irony. Utility. Pretext.
Anger management in today's entertainment world. No easy task. That's why we have songs like these. Metal, punk, hip hop, ... you name it, for each political catastrophe your very own therapeutic tune. 'We revolt simply because - we can no longer breathe.' See this a beautiful tune for wanting to suppress some hidden … Continue reading Algiers – Irony. Utility. Pretext.