My adoration for Portishead is one that has spanned over a few decades. They’ve gotten me through the good times, the bad times, and the really bad times. I remember when I started listening to them at the young age of 12, it was like they opened this whole new world of music for me. Portishead is smoking weed and laying in your bed music. Portishead is drinking a bottle of wine in the bathtub after your heart is broken and tears are streaming down your face music. Portishead is unwinding after a long day of work music. There really isn’t a situation that wouldn’t be improved by throwing a little Portishead on the record player. But, to describe the Portishead sound in detail and musical terms would be ruining it for those who have never given it a listen. So, if you are one of those people, I urge you to drop everything and push play. Immediately. I promise, you’ll thank me for the rest of your life.
P.S. – “Glory Box” is my favorite song. It will probably rip your heart out like it does mine. Good luck.
To be honest, I’ve got a difficult time with listening to new music. Terrible, I know. (Especially since I work within the music industry) But, I’m totally trying to be better about it, and lately I’ve been discovering lots of great stuff I probably wouldn’t have listened to otherwise. And usually when I find something new and great, I get completely sucked in and can’t shut it off.
I’ve always been a fan of hip hop, and although Astronautalis is put into that genre, his sound is so much more than that. It moves all around the musical spectrum, and is somewhat indescribable. So, instead of me trying to put words to his sound, how about you just do yourself a favor and listen below.
P.S. – he’s not so bad to look at either, right ladies? hahahha.
Some days are just perfect for opening all the windows, lighting some incense, and playing Rolling Stones on full blast…all while dancing around the apartment in underwear, a vintage kimono, and house slippers. Well, today is that day for me.
My infatuation with the Rolling Stones started at a pretty young age, my dad is a pretty big fan and passed that knowledge onto me. Whether it’s for the music or the style, the Rolling Stones have inspired my life in so many ways, and now I couldn’t imagine my life without them. (Like they’re family or something…well aren’t they?) It’s pretty surprising that I don’t have a Rolling Stones tattoo yet, I’ll be adding that to my list.
I’m obsessed with the photographs of the Stones during the Exile years at Villa Nellcôte. I’d really like to get some framed photos for my wall. . . someday.