Someone inquired as to whether I would be sharing a Yule/Midwinter playlist this year, but alas, I have had no time. I have, however, put together a small collection of my frozen playlists of yesteryear. Please to enjoy throughout this week before your winter holiday.
A new mix for late night summer shadow dreamers. Image: James Abbott McNeill Whistler
“So that our dream might reply to the sky’s questioning stars with one key, one door closed to shadow…”
Malachite, Jakob | Butterfly Meets Mountain, Xu | Whenever, Endless Melancholy | Wolf Teeth, The Pines | The Sunken Land, The Ashes Of Piemonte | Pearl Bone Guill, Celestino | Isostatic Lift, Faures | Rising Dark, Slow Dancing Society | Evenings Wait; The Morning’s Break, Twincities | MEDUXAE, The Thing With Five Eyes | We Held Our Breath Until Our Hearts Exploded, Beneath The Watchful Eyes | The Black Sea MMXIV, thisquietarmy
Music for hazy midsummer afternoon heartbeats. Image by Natalie Kucken.
“Love, we’re going home now,
Where the vines clamber over the trellis:
Even before you, the summer will arrive,
On its honeysuckle feet, in your bedroom.”
My Brightest Diamond, Pressure | Little Claws, Savage Sister | Waltz, Aus | Goddamn The Night, Melt | West Coast (Radio Mix), Lana Del Rey | Thousand Eyes, Lia Ices | Moons of Jupiter, Tamed Animals | Eurydice (From Hell), Deaddreams | Beast (stay hungry), Lucy Kruger & The Lost Boys | Everything’s Coming Up Roses, Dear Plastic | Secret Place, The Zephyr Bones | Variations on an Anatolian Folk Song, Michael Muchnij | Moonbathing, Venus + Mars
I spend a great deal of time piddling & dinking around on the internet and in the doing so, I stumble upon all manner of fascinating things. A few things that have recently caught my eye/piqued my interest/whipped my grey matter into a maelstrom…
How to know if you are reading a gothic novel – in pictures Are there tyrants with scary eyes? Virgins swooning piously? Spooky castles and probable monsters? You are most likely reading a gothic novel
Mothography by Warren Krupsaw These wee things sat on the photographer’s finger!
The Botanica Reliquaire series, by Fran Liscio, Beautiful and hearbreaking still life arrangements with found birds and flowers,
And new music from favorite artists! See below for new videos from First Aid Kit, Jolie Holland, and Julianna Barwick.