In my playlists, there are songs that I play only to sing and dance along with, even though their lyrics often don’t make much sense. But then there are those songs with lyrics so intense that they leave me spiraling into this whirlpool of thoughts, and before I realize it: … Continue Reading
She was tired, her feet swollen from all the weight she had been carrying around. The last 9 months had been a rollercoaster, quite literally, considering how nauseous she felt all the time. The highs were incredible, and the lows, painful; maybe it had more to do with than just … Continue Reading
“I had all then most of you
Some and now none of you”
I saw you at the end of the street, a soft glow radiating, and it was as though you were calling me – a birdsong composition from you to me. You stood and waited steady as a … Continue Reading
Have you ever listened to a piece of music and experienced a strong emotional or physical response? Imagine this: you are sitting in the passenger seat with your travel playlist on, looking out the window, and pretending to be in a music video. Don’t we all do that? Add to … Continue Reading
His fingers strum my rustic strings
My core verberates into an ethereal melodic ring.
These soothing pastoral notes make me wonder
‘Bout my lady, swimming off into the money trail yonder.
I hear the soulful yearning in my melancholic A-minor,
It’s inviting her to the charming west, pervaded by … Continue Reading
From sailor’s shanties to YouTube parodies of popular songs, music has become a whole niche of media and creativity that takes root in an extraordinary period of crisis. There is not much to say about the current crisis we are going through, which has not already been spoken about. However, … Continue Reading
Vacations offer the perfect opportunity to let go of the responsibilities of chaotic college life and let loose. Everyone has a unique way of chilling out and relaxing, be it outdoor activities, music, playing videogames or starting a new television series. Here is a compilation of the things that we … Continue Reading
You’re in the theatre watching a movie, it’s a Friday night and you want a break from the harsh real world, away from all your troubles.
The movie is Interstellar and you watch the sweet-talking protagonist Dr Cooper scurry across inter-dimensional portals & wormholes, exploring the depths of the universe, … Continue Reading
At the impressionable age of 8, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth saw his idol, 2Pac Shakur, arguably one of the greatest rappers of all time, perform his hit record ‘California Love’ in K-Dot’s city of Compton.
We now know this moment as one of the most critical moments in the history of … Continue Reading