Prose & Pastiche: “Run The World (Girls)” Video – Beyonce

The modern music industry’s Mitochondrial Eve returns with a fervor to prove – once again – that despite all patriarchal restrictions and destruction: she who bears the womb… the forever battlefield, and said burden… is she who is best equipped to commandeer the cultural revolution. Who rev the world? Girls. The revolution will be feminized….

Playlistic :: Dime Digest: Music Monday – July 12, 2010

I left you all with a drought, and so now: a Music Monday deluge. The sirens crafted a playlist of divine proportions today, one so glorious I couldn’t possibly keep it to myself. Truth is stranger than fiction, and mythology makes for reality’s greatest musings… Art is expressed reaction to good and evil; Pandora: the…

Playlistic :: Dime Dailies: New Music Monday Melange – May 24, 2010

Ello, ello! (Baby you called I can’t hear a thing…) It’s been awhile (read: far too long) since I’ve posted a sampler smattering of what I’m listening to, but today I felt particularly inspired. So, here goes: a… sampler smattering of what I’m listening to today. “Toxic” (Britney Spears Cover) (16 Bit Dubstep Remix) –…

Playlistic :: Music Monday Melange: February 1, 2009

Post-Grammy “What I’m Digging That They Didn’t” Playlist – aka “Welcome to Hipster Heartbreak” Today we’ve got some monsters, some mavens, some Basement Jaxx, some MGMT, some “Kids,” some Cudi, some Jeezy, some Common, some Lily, and some of her womanizing problems… Has anybody seen my disco stick? So, LoveGame… doesn’t play Its remixes though……

Unforgettable, Vol. 6: Kanye West – 808s & Heartbreak

If Graduation is Fame, 808s & Heartbreak Kills. In the wake of Graduation’s superlative Indian summer high, 808s and Heartbreak is the inevitable comedown – the crash of the coldest winter. West described this album as “Pop Art,” in its ability to merge hip-hop credibility with mainstream appeal to innovate authentic music in a way…

Ad a Day: Avril’s Car Wash

The South may be considered slow — backwards even — but with ads like this … call it backwards, call it slow; but in Atlanta, simple seems to be the way to go. As Lil’ Wayne so eloquently said “This is Southern face it; If we too simple then y’all don’t get the basics.” What…