From the Mentions: Lux Courageous’ Reasons That Keep the Ground Near

From the Mentions: Lux Courageous’ Reasons That Keep the Ground Near

Remember liner notes? Before tangible media was sacrificed at the altar of the digital, I used to dig into CD booklets like I'd be tested on the material. (Which, depending on how you feel about nerdily bantering with friends, you could say I was.) One of my favorite aspects of liner notes was finding which [...]

The Queue: The Receiving End of Sirens, Tycho and Microwave

The Queue: The Receiving End of Sirens, Tycho and Microwave

The Queue is a recurring feature in which I discuss some of the music that I've been listening to recently. This week I examine an old favorite, an artist's early release that I'm only now getting into and a slow-burning single. Let's investigate. Between the Heart and the Synapse – The Receiving End of Sirens [...]

Memento

Memento

In a critical scene of the film Memento, recall-challenged anti-hero Leonard Shelby laments the failings of memory. “Memory's unreliable,” he says. “Memory's not perfect, it's not even that good...[it] can change the shape of a room, it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not [...]