Concert diaries #5: King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – London O2 Academy Brixton

My review of Garage/psychedelic/acid/hard/electronic rock/metal band King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard live.



Don’t have time for a post now, here’s a poem about vinyl!

Doug Hoekstra

Remaining with the theme of the previous post….


Lately I’ve been
Listening to old records,
Guilty pleasures
Lovingly encased in plastic,
Stored away in dusty places
I never thought I’d visit again…

Unwittingly the needle drops,
Bringing back moments
Painted and cast
Anticipated nights
Long drives long forgotten
Girls and worlds, to be touched again

It’s funny how a chord or
A melody that lingers
Brings you back in time
Effortlessly. Moon River.
Wichita Lineman. Songs
I didn’t even know I liked

Can make me cry
Even when they skip
Nostalgia fades away
But I still can’t understand
The boy who was standing
In the mirror so many years ago

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“Pure Comedy” by Father John Misty

A great post I found about my favourite album of the year, Pure Comedy.

The Deep Cuts

“What has been is what will be,                                                                                                     and what has been done is what will be done,
and there is nothing new under the sun.

Is there a thing of which it is said,
‘See, this is new?’
It has been already
in the ages before us.

There is no remembrance of former things,
nor will there be any remembrance
of later things yet to be
among those who come after.”

– Ecclesiastes

This quote from Ecclesiastes is the beginning of a 2,000+ word essay written by Josh Tillman, the artist who goes by Father John Misty. The full essay…

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