HAPPY SUNDAY, GUYS! HAPPY FIRST DAY OF JUNE!
IT’S THE FIRST DAY OF JUNE, MAN!
Are you smoking that shit you bought off the purple crocodile living at the bottom of the garden again?
THAT WAS THE SEASONING FOR LAST NIGHT’S PIZZA.
*Rolls over, digs in under the blankets*
BUT IT REALLY IS JUNE.
Which it is, as I gulp down mugs of coffee and wonder what’s happened with the rest of the year – perhaps that pizza knocked me out for months and now it’s Summer (only wet and quite cold). So now it’s time to fill in the rest of the year and make plans, and for all of that I figure I’ll start with working out what to eat for dinner and maybe work my way up from there.
Speaking of which, it’s Grind Spark playlist time as you tuck into your Sunday lunches or post-drink fry-ups.
Last week it was all about killer rabbits… this week we’re channeling the sounds of the returning dead.
Not that there are any zombies in Grind Spark.
But there is a yearning for the past. A desperate grab for something that is long gone.
So you end up with a plastic sheen that replicates the real thing but doesn’t quite feel like it. I guess you could insert the Great British Bake Off here.
This song comes from the soundtrack to Les Revenants, one of the best television series I’ve seen for a while (although I haven’t managed to catch the end yet so… shush about what happens, yeah?)
This song is Hungry Face by Mogwai.
Listen to it when the sun sets and faces turn to blurs.
3 responses to “Grind Spark Earworm #14 – Mogwai”
Haunting song and great pick. I think there’s a lack of powerful instrumental songs these days. Too many of them fall under the “elevator muzak” category.
One of my favorites is by Aphex Twin called “Nannou”
That’s a beautiful song, Aphex Twin have done some great stuff – especially love Avril 14th too (also the sound track to a great documentary film, Sleep Furiously)
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