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April's theme is
MOTHERS & SISTERS.
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Beauty has always been a hard subject for me. Beauty is strange, esoteric, and hard to grasp when I don’t always feel like I fit in my body; when I don’t really know what body I want to be in. Last year, cemented to my bed, hoping for someway to get up, my body just hurt and my beauty, my happiness, was hidden behind bipolar madness and gender dysphoria. During this time the only albums I could listen to were haunting, tense, and ethereal. Music that sent chills down my
This week I have prepared a playlist for those times when it just feel like the whole world is turning against you and telling you lies, lies, lies. Hopefully it encompasses your rage but also empowers you to get the fuck over it and continue being the badass human you are. 1. XTC Your Dictionary 2. Cake Friend is a Four Letter Word 3. Monks I Hate You 4. Delta 5 Mind Your Own Business 5. LCD Soundsystem Someone Great 6. Azealia Banks 212 7. MIA Bad Girls 8. Sex
Relationships have songs. Whether it’s a song that tells the tale of your last fucked up relationship or that album that reminds you of how much you love someone or even the only playlist you could listen to while crying in your bed late at night. These intimate moments with songs create a personal and often private soundtrack to our lives. My soundtrack is predominately painful; relationships have ruined so many albums for me. Part of this has to do with how my relations
Every once and a while an album comes along that completely changes my perspective. The first time I heard the Cranberries, the Fleet Foxes, My Bloody Valentine, the Pixies my world was changed. Something about the way they manipulated and created sound waves seemed so different, so novel, so interesting. The absolute first album that changed how I listened to music, that fell completely and irrevocably in love with, was Tigerlily, Natalie Merchant’s first solo effort (pre