The hiss and clank of incidental noises whir away under ethereal keys on this engaging, experimental ambient cassette. A compilation collects all of the Philadelphia goth-noise project's previous singles and EPs into one dark, swirling mass. The Singaporean producer samples and recontextualizes Malaysian music with love, care, and just a touch of irreverence.
Bandcamp Album of the Day Jun 28, A mixtape of songs from artists who performed at the feminist collective's recent second satellite festival in Stockholm.
- Feud, Violence and Practice: Essays in Medieval Studies in Honor of Stephen D. White?
- The Horrible Huckleberry Hex?
- drive (one) out of (one's) mind.
- drive one out of one's mind?
- drive one out of mind?
- You're Driving Me Out of My Mind!
- Applying Wittgenstein (Continuum Studies in British Philosophy)?
EP1 by Hark Madley. Dark, dystopian vibes; deep electronic cuts that shake and rattle with power. Chad Faries is unsparing in the details, pleasant or not, about his young years. Read it and see what passes for a lifest I was privileged to attend a reading by the author of his autobiographical book, from ages 0 to 10, as his family shuttled between living quarters I think houses may be an overstatement 24 times. Read it and see what passes for a lifestyle with some parts of society.. Kudos to the author, his love for his mother is apparent.
Jun 01, jimtown rated it really liked it Shelves: This book was is like a nightmare. I chose it because it was set in the U. I thought it might be humorous after reading the forward, but it was not humorous, it was a tragedy. Chad Faries childhood, if you can call it that, was a harrowing but not totally without humor anti-drug message.
Born around , this book leads us wherever his mother wandered through houses and bar rooms, mostly through the Iron River area of the U. I never realized that drugs and drug use was so prevalent in the U.
drive somebody out of their ˈmind/ˈwits
Ah, but I've led a sheltered life and I am not a party person, so I've never encountered or had the desire to try drinking or drugs. Chad did not fare as well. Chad grew up around horrific drug use, drinking and blatant sex.
Thank God for the few people that showed him a little bit of normal and rescued him when he needed rescuing. The chapters follow the moves and seem to go on forever even though the book covers only the first ten years of Chad's life. Each chapter ends with, "And then we moved. Here is one of the more lucid excerpts: Greg would often complain about it, but I loved it for its cleanliness and newness, which was really foreign to me.
Mother was always clean, but she didn't mind little messes. She wasn't much different than Gramma.
Lyrics: She Drives Me Out Of My Mind by Swingin' Medallions
Greg's mother on the other hand didn't really fit him and he didn't really fit her. She was a petite church-going Catholic. Her tablecloths were ironed, as were her rag rugs, faded from weekly washes. She cleaned the kitchen linoleum on her hands and knees with a whole bottle of Mr. Clean, undiluted and three rolls of paper towels. I was the closest thing she ever had to a pet. I'm not talking about the kind of pet that I envision, something made for petting and companionship. I'm talking about a dirty, shedding, shitting and pissing beast. She would always feed me good though.
Microwaved stuff or cake mixes, this or that.
But I'm not sure she ever chopped up a vegetable or kneaded dough. I liked that nuclear food. To me it represented affluence. Not just anybody could afford such waste. It's a hard book to read, and I've read some pretty memorable autobiographies, like 'The Glass Castle', 'Blackbird: Microwaved stuff or cake mixes, this or that. But I'm not sure she ever chopped up a vegetable or kneaded dough. I liked that nuclear food. To me it represented affluence. Not just anybody could afford such waste.
It's a hard book to read, and I've read some pretty memorable autobiographies, like 'The Glass Castle', 'Blackbird: This one ranks right up there among them in reminding us that our own childhood memories, if not idyllic, are not as traumatic as they at first seemed. It's almost hard to imagine that these people are alive and well and still living among us here in the U. May 12, Zack rated it it was amazing. Jul 04, Meredith rated it it was amazing. Stop what you are doing and go read this book.
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