My first thoughts were along the line of “shit, can the summer really deal with 2 albums of pseudo-biblical, wealth fueled tantrum rap?”.
But then, I remembered that this one hasn’t completely lost it . . . . yet.
And the beats sound nice.
Until he puts Chris Martin and/or Bono on the hooks.
And I’m choosing to ignore the whole Samsung tie up as it’s 2013 and maybe this is just the way things should be done. aka I can’t think of anything really deep to say about the move and what it means about our interface with technology and the way we choose to consume music.
If you live in NY, this, and others are available to you right now in the flesh.
I’ll have to make do with the scans the WSJ have liberated.
^DIY. No press shots. To bring it to life.
Content wise this is pretty bleak.
As the title would suggest.
But I was pretty sure I would like it just from reading a review. One of those.
And so I’m ploughing on even though I know it is only going to get more harrowing as it goes on (only 1/2 way through currently).
A memoir. detailed to almost OCD level. very intense. and only for those who are happy to make the trade-off between depth and pace. . .
. . . the way I describe it – is if you like the part of the film before the adventure takes off (aka the real life bit) – then this is for you. If you prefer the adventure – then girl.dragon.tattoo is as Nordic as you need to get.
It’s one of 5 or 6 books I think – that are slowly (or quickly, as the buzz grows) being translated into English.
Karl has also become a bit of a high brow media darling too so expect to see him on the pages of your sunday broadsheet supplements sometime soon.
I’ll pop back once i have finished.
i should post about music just a little bit more
i did a major re-stock of my ipod yesterday and put this on
his name is DJ Harrison. and the release title is the blog post title.
simple, no frills and real. like a coffee break.
(I will go back and credit wherever i found this – i don’t regularly read the Guardian Art and Design pages!)