I ran into this issue a lot when putting together the second issue of No Fidelity, this April: There is no good way to say anything about anything right now. Everything seems trite, nothing seems to do anything justice, all sense seems lost in this sort of primordial soup into which everything seems to have… Continue reading A Bucket Goodbye
Take a swig while you still can!
Xan Deacon · ditto
The old Taylor is yet again dead! Taylor Swift’s eighth studio album came as a surprise with absolutely no fanfare leading up to the release. Whimsical, indie, folk-y (as the album title may suggest), and both introspective and retrospective, are all words that could be used to describe Folklore. These words could not so easily… Continue reading Review of Folklore: Taylor Swift's Unexpected Album
(Los Tigres Del Norte) This week’s musical endeavor began to feel a bit like a ball of confusion in which, the more answers I got, the more questions I had. To be honest, I still have questions, but here is what I’ve figured out. Conjunto/norteño music today consists of an accordion based ensemble that usually… Continue reading Which Came First? The Tejano or the Norteño ?
If you’re unfamiliar with what a corrido is, then you’re probably under the assumption that you’ve never heard one. But let me assure you, if you’re heard of La Cucaracha then you’ve definitely listened to at least one. Contrary to popular belief, “La Cucaracha,” is not the Mexican National Anthem, but you know what? In… Continue reading Corridos AKA Mexican Bards (and you can't tell me otherwise)
Xan Deacon · Wish Book Vol. 2 Item #2 (08-10-19): Free Willie v.2 (REUPLOAD)
As a Singapore citizen returning home amidst a pandemic, upon reentering the country I was required to spend two weeks quarantined in a randomly allocated hotel. Somehow I was lucky enough to be placed in the Ritz-Carlton, which happened to feature an amazing bathtub view. And so naturally I recreated Britney’s Everytime music video, with… Continue reading Everytime by Britney Spears, from a bath in quarantine
hello buckets! my name is laura and way back when quarantine started in march, i made a goal for myself to write and produce an album by the end of the summer. i love love love music but i’m pretty shy when it comes to sharing my own, so i’m pushing myself now. so, here… Continue reading my quarantine dream