Kirkkitsch’s Blog

July 10, 2014, 10:35 pm
Filed under: Music

I Am Dust- Gary Numan
July 3, 2014, 3:39 am
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Affinitees by Terrasse Tranquille
December 10, 2012, 6:00 am
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Feeling Low? Reach for the Hi-Fi
August 22, 2012, 6:00 am
Filed under: Life, Music

There’s a channel on satellite radio, called Escape. I’m not sure what genre of music this would be considered, but I find it very soothing. I wouldn’t classify it exactly as ‘muzak’ though. I’d describe it as very Stepford Wives meets 70’s dentist’s waiting room. It might even be considered Lawrence Welk-esque, but since I haven’t seen the show since the 70’s, I’m not really sure.

I remember falling in love with the sound, back around the mid 90’s, when I would buy old, used records at thrift stores and used book stores. I bought them for the covers and eventually ended up actually listening to them and liking what I heard. I learned to love the likes of Henry Mancini, Ray Conniff and Jackie Gleason and His Orchestra. All I know is that all the covers are very great, very Hi-Fi-licious and definitely the end of an era. Continue reading

Lullaby Love
August 13, 2012, 6:00 am
Filed under: Music

I can’t stop listening to this mashup!! Don’t say I didn’t warn you…

June 29, 2012, 12:00 pm
Filed under: Life, Music

I‘ve loved this song for a while now. I don’t listen to the radio, so I dunno if it’s overplayed, so if it is, my apologies. It’s very old-school Peter Gabriel. I generally don’t pay attention to lyrics, unless I want to sing along, so I can say that the lyrics are particularly poignant. I know it sounds corny, but I’ve endlessly amazed when artists (be it poets or lyricists) make a non-traditionally-rhyming lyric scheme WORK. I think that’s one of the reasons I always liked The Cure. Continue reading

OBK- Oculta Realidad (Hidden Truth)
February 16, 2012, 6:00 am
Filed under: Music

Electro group from Spain. I LOVE this song and can’t stop watching the video!