Dean Wareham - Ceremony (Live on KEXP)

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filthy-humans:

Guys, this lady right here just rocked me like a hurricane.

Postmodern Jukebox is MY ETERNAL JAM. I have left them so many probably-unsettling allcaps comments of love on UTU.

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Chelsea Wolfe - Flatlands (LIVE on Exclaim! TV)

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DuJour interviews Jenny Lewis
  • Q: You’ve been vocal about dealing with intense insomnia. Do you write music when you can’t sleep?
  • A: When I couldn’t sleep, I wasn’t pleased. It was devastating to not sleep for two years. It almost took me out, but in surviving, I just occupied my mind with my lyrics....
  • Q: What’s the story behind the title? What does The Voyager mean to you?
  • A: It’s really just the journey of anyone. Not being able to sleep, then finally getting back to sleep. My father passed away while I was making this record, and I thought a lot about him while I was recording these songs. The journey is about his life—and then off into the cosmos he went. It just felt really universal and it felt like it summed up every aspect of the record.
  • Q: Where do you think your own voyage is going to take you next? Is it going to be another six years before you release another record?
  • A: God, I hope not. That sounds like a nightmare. I’m just on to the next song. That’s all I can do—go just one song at a time, off into paradise.
After Rilo Kiley broke up and a few really intense personal things happened, I completely melted down. It nearly destroyed me. I had such severe insomnia that, at one point, I didn’t sleep for five straight nights. Many of the songs on The Voyager came out of the need to occupy my mind in the moments when I just couldn’t shut down… This record was the hardest one I ever made. The Voyager tells that story: the longest night of my life and the journey to finally getting some rest.

Jenny Lewis Details Insomnia-Inspired The Voyager, Prod. By Ryan Adams - Stereogum

IF ONLY I COULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT WITH MINE. I have the insomnia that ate Cleveland. Sadly about all I do when I have it is just reread Terry Pratchett.

She has overcome all kinds of obstacles to get here, often with great style, but it hasn’t always been pretty. Whatever demons stole her sleep for these last few years, they’ve surely been with her forever, in one form or another. But they are also what gives such depth and soul to what she does. “I’m not looking for a cure,” Jenny Lewis sang, and as she stood in the spotlight at the 9:30 Club, nobody there would have thought she needed one.

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She has overcome all kinds of obstacles to get here, often with great style, but it hasn’t always been pretty. Whatever demons stole her sleep for these last few years, they’ve surely been with her forever, in one form or another. But they are also what gives such depth and soul to what she does. “I’m not looking for a cure,” Jenny Lewis sang, and as she stood in the spotlight at the 9:30 Club, nobody there would have thought she needed one.

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theworstofdemons:

dreams are sweet
until they’re not
men are kind
until they aren’t
flowers bloom until they rot
and fall apart

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argonauticae:

flowers (eurydice’s song) - anais mitchell (live)

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theworstofdemons:

she’s let the seam fall at her heel,
the needle to her toe,
and she has gone to Carterhaugh
as fast as she can go.

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