Friday, February 12, 2021

Emma Ruth Rundle & Chelsea Wolfe - Anhedonia Official Video

I know I just posted the song, but there was no way I wasn't going to post what might just be my favorite music video in the last decade. It's the rare case where the visuals actually add to the meaning and impact of the song. These two artists are at the top of their game and cranking out material - all of it awesome! Again, I'll echo the sentiment I did the last time I posted this and hope there's an album or EP on the way.


K and I did the Netflix Crime Scene: Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel over the last two nights. Wow- this should have been a two-hour documentary, but instead, the creators padded it out with A LOT of really infuriating conjecture and nonsense from the 'web sleuth' community. I would unilaterally detest this community, if not for the side of it on display in the HBO doc I'll Be Gone in the Dark. The difference appears to be one of talent and drive - Michelle McNamara and her immediate confidants within the community are clearly light-years beyond the people spouting obvious banalities in the Cecil doc. Either way, the doc starts pretty good, has a fascinating story at its heart, and ends up finishing a lot better than the middle would have suggested it would. 

If nothing else, watching this has made me rabid to re-watch American Horror Story: Hotel, still my favorite season of the five I've seen. Based largely on the Cecil, it will be cool to go back and watch it with the real-world inspiration fresh in mind.


Tomahawk - Tonic Immobility (Single)
King Woman - Doubt EP
King Woman - Created in the Image of Suffering
The Blueflowers - Relapse EP
The Veils - Time Stays, We Go
Vel Indica - Turn Off Your Devices
Def Leppard - Pyromania
Small Black - Duplex (Single)
Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction
Lard - Pure Chewing Satisfaction
Depeche Mode - Essentials
Genghis Tron - Deam Weapon (Single)
Genghis Tron - Cloak of Love EP
Genghis Tron - Board Up the House
Ghost - Infestissumam
Ghost - Opus Eponymous
John Carpenter - Lost Themes III: Alive After Death


 Recognizing the powers in the Universe you cannot contest, and having the heart to allow them to move you. I'm sure that my fortune cookie-esque reading has something to do with the renewed approach I've taken to Shadow Play Book Two, and the fact that while I was away finishing Murder Virus, it has somewhat changed - for the better. Still, changing things at this stage is daunting, even if it means the story will be better. However, as the card says, recognize the powers that move you and listen to what they're telling you.

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