audiobiography: punk me tender

The Audiobiography series invites artists to narrate the first-hand account of their lives (thus far) through soundtrack as score. A sonic signature in framework, fashion and function, Audiobiographies explore the lives of creatives through the universal language of music… that cosmic connective chord maintaining said constellation’s lived terrestrial tapestry animating this world. *** The mysterious…

soundtrekking: music (re)views

The foyer parlor of this humble abode, in a manner of speaking… the hearth, the heartbeat, and nuclear pulse encompassing this medley of a Millennial scene pop music culture crux… simply: riffs on music, literary roams between the digital page and the dome, on aural compositions recorded for interpersonal exchange… written reciprocity from the audience…

biorhythmic : britney

once upon a time, a slice of eons ago, i spent a couple of years mastering the art and science of global media and communication exploring britney jean spears as subcultural youth icon of the bush era… it, was fun, functional, and a bit fringe-element, but so it is and here we are. that said,…

Keep Calm + Kari On with… Zedd

“Opening skies with broken keys…” By now this young maestro’s hands have been heard around the world and weberverse; from Holy Ship to Ultra, Born This Way Ball to Poseidon Tour, Zedd’s fingers have fueled quite the spectral pulse. What about the mind behind the music, though? What makes Zedd’s metronome tick, and what cultivates…

Electric World Life :: Sandbar 45

“You know when a famous person dies, and there’s those kids who say the celebrities didn’t die – they just post on a remote island somewhere… welcome to Sandbar 45.” Amidst the scattered debris of yachts and planes lost at sea, there lies an island where lost celebrity lives. It’s a pristine parallel universe nestled…

Vol. 21: The Fame, Lady Gaga

Pop: grab your old girl with her new tricks, if this was Gaga’s first and last album it would be just as complete as it is in context as a dynasty starter. The Fame is nothing more and nothing less than a perfect Pop debut through and through. Visceral, catchy, panoramic, reflective, progressive, chock full…

The Nativity, The Passion, The Pascha Pop Soul of “The Cure”

Live from the Calvary that is Coachella, welcome to this Pop Communion that is The Cure … Feels, on, reals. So it is and, again, here we are… and #againagain I don’t really know where to begin or end with this one as again again again there is no beginning or end to the perpetual…

Vol. 20: Endtroducing…, DJ Shadow

Joshua Paul Davis emerged from the blackout – heroically from the shadows – to redefine an art form, resurrect a genre, and reflect the essence of a culture with his debut album, Endtroducing…. The 1996 release told the tale, that in 2010, portrays modern hip-hop’s epic poem on record. DJ Shadow laid the foundation for…

The De Jure, The De Facto, The Glory of Britney Spears’ Tribal Gospel

First things first: #HOWCANYOUREADTHISTHERESNOPICTURES Second things next: Sort it out, education is the motivation #Literacy #ImaginationPassport #GetToWork *And now: our regularly scheduled programming* So… in the two years and miscellany of months since Britney Jean… many dramatic learning scenarios have unfolded… for the shown world, and both a one Miss Britney Jean Spears, and mutually…

Vol. 17: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill

In 1998, Lauryn Hill released a cultural landmark – one part enemy of the state, one part love story – which entirely rewrote the curriculum for hip-hop on the brink of a new millennium. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is H.E.R. story – of hip-hop and its truest personification. Lauryn recorded The Miseducation to resurrect…

Vol. 16: Confessions on a Dancefloor, Madonna

In 2005, Madonna dropped the world like a discoball. She created one of the decade’s best albums as she had created her entire career: by producing a self-context so great that it becomes the world’s Pop conscience. If “the main problem with 2008’s Hard Candy was that Madonna seemingly didn’t care,” and “with American Life…

In Coversession: Nick Lepard

Nick Lepard: painter by way of Vancouver with portraiture as richly layered as his artistic perspective; check out my interview with Lepard. “My goal is to reflect people in the modern world, but not the modern world itself;” meet Nick Lepard, a 22-year-old artist by way of Vancouver. As the product of a media immersed…