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The New Jazz [Part I]: Ghost

I've been getting into the Ghost lately. This is a little old band from Sweden famous for their highly theatrical live shows. Not quite a Rammstein level of theatrical, but still pretty damn theatrical. They are fronted by a guy who calls himself either Papa Emeritus or Cardinal Copia (depending on his mood), who wears… Continue reading The New Jazz [Part I]: Ghost

The Soundtrack of SILVER BROWN

My Characters Have Visual Leitmotifs

Previous generations before mine grew up on Bible stories. For my generation, those Bible stories instantly became obsolete the second the first Star Wars movie debuted on the silver screen back in 1977. I must've seen all these movies at least a hundred times by now. All the different versions of them! In different languages!… Continue reading My Characters Have Visual Leitmotifs

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“Baby, it’s cold outside…”

As many of us know, there's a certain song often played around Yuletide that a number of radio stations have ceased playing on the grounds that it is deemed offensive in light of modern sensibilities. I happen to think that a comfortable majority of Christmas music is dreadful crappola and should never be played under… Continue reading “Baby, it’s cold outside…”

The Soundtrack of SILVER BROWN

“Oh God, not you again…”

There's a lingering part of me that still wants to despise the holidays. It's not the feasting and the merrymaking and whatnot. I definitely don't have anything against that. The custom of having some kind of celebratory orgy to commemorate the winter solstice is one that has been observed by multiple societies throughout history; it's… Continue reading “Oh God, not you again…”

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Pure Sonic Halloween

This is actually my first blog post in years. I've molted a few karmic exoskeletons since I wrote my last one, so it's difficult to say for sure if the same me that's currently tapping on Black Betty's keys is the same one that wrote that last blog post on Lucille three years ago (the… Continue reading Pure Sonic Halloween