I don’t listen to drum & bass or house music 24 hours a day. Sometimes I like to indulge in a little depressing singer/songwriter fare. This one tugs on the ol’ heartstrings extra hard for the days I have a sad. If you need to feel absolutely terrible about the state of the world, but […]
I’ve watched Kate McKinnon sing Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah as Hillary Clinton on Saturday Night Live a dozen times. It’s really good.
I cannot stop listening to this fucking song, despite the fact that it’s incredibly depressing and epitomizes melancholy. The song is about suicide and Vic’s struggle with wanting to die due to his quadriplegia. He gave an interview to NPR where he spoke about his suicide attempts at length. 24 days later, he succeeded. [Wiki]
Singer-songwriter work is pretty far afield from our usual fare, but I think it’s worth a mention because Rocky Nti is a talented dude. I was first made aware of Rocky’s vocal work via BCee’s “Lost & Found” on Spearhead Records a few months ago. “Lost & Found” was the titular track on the album […]