Audiobiography: Swiper

I’m an audiophilic one, like many. I love and live my music. Music is the score of said life. So, a playlist sonic biography of the slightly younger, significantly wiser self. Mood music … immune muses … Just a spin in the soundtrack of swipe’s life… Enjoi. I see in sounds: my selfie is a…

TrapperKeeper – Best of 2011: Born This Way

Oh, hai “that time of year again,” didn’t hear you come in – well, have a seat and make yourself comfortable. I’m not spectacular at year-end reviews… I prefer life like I prefer my albums: gapless. That said, I hat-tipped five artists, songs, and albums that made me pause and take time to jot the…

CinéMusique: “Marry the Night,” Lady Gaga

You can reproduce your past, you can rewrite your present, you can dictate your future… beneath the metronomic hum of the running film reel Gaga brings the monster from the hub of the city to the heart and soul of her own fatally fame-laden tale… If you knight it then you should’ve put a ring…

BlinkkPiece: “OTIS,” Kanye West & Jay-Z

Pop is pastiche at its finest; sometimes you need nothing more than to collect the right pieces and be the sound canvas. Half of Pop is creating the story, the other half is capturing the stars in that momentary align when the stories converge to recognize themselves…

CinéMusique: “The Edge of Glory,” Lady Gaga

“The Edge of Glory:” It’s an edge, and it’s glorious – and that’s all we need to say about that. I love this video. When I saw this video, some less fatigued part of me wanted to run across the Brooklyn Bridge and upload footage of said jog to YouTube #literally – some more juvenile,…