I sometimes worry that serious music can only be served by serious talk, or worse, that people who like serious music can only have serious reasons for doing so. The truth is that you will probably meet just as many shallow people at a National show as you will at a Miley Cyrus show, the difference being that people at the National show are more likely to think they’re important, while people at a Miley Cyrus show are more likely to think they’re having fun. —
Mike Powell talks about what we mean when we talk about pop music with his Pitch piece "It’s Not What You Like But How You Like It". (via pitchfork)
A reminder to take myself less seriously. - mb
Originally another word for poppy, coquelicot is the flower’s orange-tinted red color. (It also sounds like a celebrity baby name.)
via 11 Colors You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
"So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays." - N.H. Kleinbaum
"My own opinion is that belief is the death of intelligence."
I wasted about an hour of my life playing on this -
It’s a music game where you create a bunch of basic organisms clustered around a radar center. I’m pretty amazed. It’s very weird and very creative…and I keep finding new little ways to tweak it. Love it.
Edit: It even lets you create and share your own sequences. This is one of several I made.
How to write good.
The thing is, they exist.
(Source: new-dubstep-universe, via hashtagery)
Jean-Luc Godard on marriage
A reminder to do this more.
(Source: magnificentruin.com, via nedhepburn)
How #Caravaggio would have taken a selfie. #Tenebrism