Light is so important, especially in winter as nights draw in, skies go grey and all life seems in suspension. This unsettling look at light, seeping, is quite captivating.
Great dubstep reworking by Phutureprimitive of a superb song from Massive Attack and Elizabeth Fraser.
… and then this by Vaeya which transports the song to Goa.
This is the work of a genius mind, taking London underground station names and weaving them into something akin to the Lord’s Prayer.
The vocal is a sample from Blossom Dearie’s ‘It Amazes Me’ recorded in 1958. Reinterpreted here by Les Balayeurs du Desert it assumes a feminist stance, never more so that when seen with this amazing video. Think of the compromises women often make so as not to ‘offend’ (mostly) men, and the analogy with puppetry is underscored by the haunting lyric sample.
That said, perhaps it’s true of us all? As we all compromise, so we clip our wings and soften our ways.
Here is the original song by Blossom Dearie …
I love words.
I love words because they carry meaning. (more…)
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