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HAIM — “Send Me Down”

Felt bad about neglecting this song’s praise in due time after discovering. Its mixture of musical elements overwhelm me to feel affectionately shell shocked, erotic without touching, and beautiful while stoic.
The song features a syncopated downbeat. Pricking the ear, swelling in and out, up and down. It counters the sound of something imminent that tubas produce quite easily, on the edge of danger.
With ease, the vocals contend with a vigor of its own, only to bloom daintily into the chorus of extended runs and strains of vowels.
The climax happens, commits itself with discretion, and you will notice. You will focus.
The song ends in perfect time with the sound of a knife being brandished in the hand of its worthy owner, leaving our curiosity in the babbling subtlety of endless abstraction. There, I said it.


Parched Luxury

means of transportation, arrival at whimsicality: somewhere between a Dali landscape and a desert melting on the face of the sun. seasonal babble of echoes, vibraphone of the firmament, undoing everything preconceived as necessary.

Tycho — A Walk

I’m not sure which one within the wide range of lark species is orange-breasted with blue feathers, but this song resounds with me, a classicist of Hawaiian lore, an admirer of custom, to the days when bird feathers, threefold per or so, were collected, fashioned into something reserved for the superior class of Hawaiian royalty. Maybe this song has similar notions, such that I shall like to transpose it into ‘ŌH: “‘Amakihi, nani ‘Amakihi” and so on…