I don't even have anything clever to say.
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All of the 90s nostalgia stuff that's around right now is kind of fun, and I really like this dress, but it also makes me feel like time moves in strange ways because I definitely wanted a zipper front dress in 97? 98? Remembering that made me think, "Oh Erin, you were basically a baby then" even though I would have been pretty much an (immature) adult sized human.
Long story short: in the mid-70s, a hippy-dippy music teacher from BC got a wild hair up his ass and decided to record students in a gym singing a bunch of Beach Boys and David Bowie songs. The results are super haunting and melancholy. You outsider music heads should check it out.
One of the first episodes of Law and Order to deal with the Internet was the 1995 episode Rebels. In the episode, Jerry Orbach's character is reading what's a post from a biker bar BBS and there's a quick cut to the screen.
If you freeze frame that shot of the screen, you see that at some point whatever intern was asked to write the post quickly got bored and started just describing their surroundings stream of consciousness style https://mellified.men/media/ZlMNsKZpebOrbqXlGPQ
It's difficult to fall asleep tonight. I keep listening to the rain stop and start, and I wish I could drive so I could take the car over the bridge and park somewhere to look across the inlet at the city skyline, through raindrops on the windshield.
Ur so vain i bet you think this song is about you instead of an ancient mesopotamian city state
When I read about the history of electronic #drone #music, the names that come up often are Eliane Radigue, Suzanne Ciani, Laurie Spiegel, Delia Derbyshire, and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith. Now I've just learned about Maryanne Amacher.
If it hasn't been done already, someone should investigate and interpret a feminine/feminist history of the genre of electronic drone music. There seems to be something there.
and i would have gotten away with it too if it weren't for the laws of physics
A hypothesis: In much the same way that “fruit and flowers” was a record-label-budget line-item euphemism for drugs and prostitutes, “smashed avocado toast” may be a Millennial euphemism for cocaine and Uber fares.