oh was that not online at first? i just remember reading it when it was in the mag.
― some dude, Saturday, 28 April 2012 14:27 (4 years ago) Permalink
It's cos all our artsy parents all watched that shit, then either found that VHS box at a thrift store or got into it when it came out on DVD. Also, the Netflix streaming of last year has led a bunch of kids to discover it.
― Emperor Cos Dashit (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 28 April 2012 15:15 (4 years ago) Permalink
i was disappointed by the david lynch album
"dark night of the soul" was a great track, but turns out i didn't want a whole album of it
― Choc. Clusterman (contenderizer), Saturday, 28 April 2012 15:31 (4 years ago) Permalink
I do think alot of the time Lynchian is trotted out rather lazily as shorthand hip nostalgia reference. Much of the music I've heard that was described as Lynchian is yeah by people that like him and yeah has reverb and tremelo but really falls short of the playfulness, the humor, and the sublime beauty in Badalamenti's scores.
Not that you shouldn't be able to interpret cultural touchstones like TP in whatever way you want, but it sort of bugs me how superficial these references are. For instance the only way I would tie Lana Del Rey into David Lynch's work is if she ended up wrapped in plastic.
Sorry to be all "You gotta MEAN it, man" on this. I just feel like it's selling him a bit short.
― Emperor Cos Dashit (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:26 (4 years ago) Permalink
much as i have undying love for this man i learned to steer clear of his non-film projects by the time of the angriest dog in the world
― jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:33 (4 years ago) Permalink
every interview he's ever given on the subject of meditation is a hoot and a half though so i'm kinda curious about the book
― jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:34 (4 years ago) Permalink
If you've seen more than half an hours worth of interview footage, then you basically read the book.
― Emperor Cos Dashit (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:37 (4 years ago) Permalink
i know laughter is not the intention but there's something inherently lol about him saying "infinite bliss consciousness" in his barney fife voice
― jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:41 (4 years ago) Permalink
If you delete a couple of the clunkers in the middle this was actually a pretty enjoyable album all in all. Although I've not really felt the need to go back to it.
― Homosexual Satan Wasp (Matt DC), Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:45 (4 years ago) Permalink
Great article Whiney! Don't be shy about posting links to your stuff.
Where does Lykke Li fit into this whole David Lynch/haunted girl group thing? I feel like her last album had a lot in common with the Cults one.
― Moodles, Saturday, 28 April 2012 16:51 (4 years ago) Permalink
Blouse and Nite Jewel were both new to me and I'm liking them a lot. Frankie Rose was already one of my favorites of the year. Didn't really realize how much this sound was a thing right now, but it hits a lot of my buttons.
― Moodles, Monday, 30 April 2012 01:49 (4 years ago) Permalink
Having seen one of those lectures live it was...something.
― Ned Raggett, Monday, 30 April 2012 05:15 (4 years ago) Permalink
Liking The Big Dream much more than the last one so far.
― This Is Not An ILX Username (LaMonte), Monday, 8 July 2013 22:52 (3 years ago) Permalink
It gets pretty samey but I like the Lykke Li song and The Ballad of Hollis Brown. He should do a covers album.
― Deafening silence (DL), Tuesday, 9 July 2013 12:59 (3 years ago) Permalink
1st one was pretty respectable old dude art-pop, very 90s trip hop vibes with the eddyish guitars and creeping drums. Inessential but much better than expected. May check out the new one if I run out of better offers.
― ^do not heed if you rate me (wins), Tuesday, 9 July 2013 16:40 (3 years ago) Permalink
His soundtrack to the Kenzo women's fall/winter 2014 fashion show is nice: https://soundcloud.com/kenzoparis/kenzo-women-fw14-show
― This Is Not An ILX Username (LaMonte), Sunday, 2 March 2014 22:12 (2 years ago) Permalink