Take one simple beat. Add a simple lick, throw in a soucon of a simple (silly) vocal, top it off with a spacey pad. Pop it in the oven, leave it to bake. Garnish with a video of trains. Et voila, you got yourself a delicious A/V trip!
How do a few echoey, delayed guitars manage to evoke so much? That floating lead really gets me. Gives me a sublime feeling, this track. In the true sense of the word. Some glimpse of appreciation of the ludicrousness, the amazingness, the pointless, fleeting beauty of our short time in this incredible universe. If I had to choose a closing song for my funeral, it would be this one, played out while my body is fired in a rocket into the sun.
Oh man. My brother had this album on vinyl. Listened to it all the time in my teens. Math rock at its noisiest and finest.
Each faction excels at one or two important aspects of the game and follows a distinct philosophical belief, such as technological utopianism, Conclave Christianity, “free-market” capitalism, militarist survivalism, Chinese Legalism, U.N. Charter humanitarianism, or Environmentalist Gaia philosophy.
Experimental electronic. Algorithmically-assisted music. Livecoded in TidalCycles. I always like a bit of scattered percussion. Here it goes well with the ominous, brooding bass.
Imagining a better consumption model is key to a good future. On August 2, 2017, we started using more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. Every natural resource we used from t…
- Our consumption patterns have huge environmental, social and health impacts.
- Consumption is a corporate strategy.
- We need a systemic change, not just tweaks to consumerism.
Good article, backed up by plenty of stats. But it’s stronger on the “our consumption model is broken” part, a bit weak on “here’s how to build a new one.” The plan for system change doesn’t feel very fleshed out, with some loose suggestions, and not much as to how we actually achieve the suggestions. Maybe that’s explored further elsewhere.