Don’t Ask Me To Explain - Of Montreal
idk the melody sounds pretty 1:1 to me, just transposed to a different key. and he definitely ripped off the ‘picture book’ vocal, no question. it’s all good though, i have no problem with it to be honest. if you’re gonna steal from somebody it ought to be somebody good, and he’s biting from the right influences, i think.
Meshes of the Afternoon, 1943
|—||Ian Buchanan, Deleuze and Guattari’s Anti-Oedipus p. 62 (via post-makhno)|
"On the shelves were the books bound in a cardboard-like material, pale, like tanned human skin, and the manuscripts were intact. In spite of the room’s having been shut up for many years, the air seemed fresher than in the rest of the house. Everything was so recent that several weeks later, when Úrsula went into the room with a pail of water and a brush to wash the floor, there was nothing for her to do. Aureliano Segundo was deep in the reading of a book. Although it had no cover and the title did not appear anywhere, the boy enjoyed the story of a woman who sat at a table and ate nothing but kernels of rice, which she picked up with a pin, and the story of the fisherman who borrowed a weight for his net from a neighbor and when he gave him a fish in payment later it had a diamond in its stomach, and the one about the lamp that fulfilled wishes and about flying carpets. Surprised, he asked Úrsula if all that was true and she answered him that it was, that many years ago the gypsies had brought magic lamps and flying mats to Macondo.
“What’s happening,” she sighed, “is that the world is slowly coming to an end and those things don’t come here any more.””
Gabriel García Márquez
Come on and Slam, and welcome to the Jam
Come on and Slam, if you wanna Jam
Yo La Tengo - Let’s Save Tony Orlando’s House
"I’d Like To Walk Around In Your Mind"
"Just keep it still back there, lady, or we’re going to have to, you know, shoot you."
Fargo (1996) dir. The Coen Brothers
R.E.M. — “At My Most Beautiful”
If you don’t think this is one of the most subtly gorgeous songs of all time then you probably have no heart.
yeah i’m a sucker for sappy r.e.m.