The Love Song Bob Dylan Never Wrote.

Bob Dylan,  arguably one of the best songwriters of all time has this undeniable ability to string words together that are drenched in pain, humour and poetry- he leaves them up to dry and we watch them in awe. He does this while somehow integrating political statements and odes to Woody Guthrie. He grasps entire…

To Be Interesting Like You

I am curious towards the dreams that keep you alive, I don’t mean living with a regular heartbeat throbbing through you and penetrating the steps that leave holes in the ground but the kind of living that inspires you to simply chew with dominion, stare with desire and laugh with abandon. I know that you…

Pappy and Harriets- Diamond in the Desert.

There is some kind of voodoo magic that moves across the high desert and Joshua Tree National park. The fusion of the bizarre beauty, the zany locals and the high desert chill make it hauntingly distinctive. The people that come here are running from something or to something, or maybe a little of both. It…

The Best Albums of 2018

  Kali Uchis- Isolation The incomparable Kali Uchis’ debut full-length album Isolation is nothing shy of extraordinary. The incredibly sensual Columbian artist just drips with talent. Isolation is a lush collage of soul and R&B. There is a slew of skill featured on the record including Jorja Smith, Bootsy Collins and Tyler the Creator. The…

Why Your Lifestyle Doesn’t Come In A Mason Jar

Originally posted on Maddy Cristall:
? Thanks for this entirely new concept Kinfolk There is a popular magazine titled “Kinfolk” which is available online and on print, it is based out of Portland, Oregon. Kinfolk, is a successful and aesthetically pleasing publication that reaches an audience that is typically against standard magazines. It appeals to…

Stop Romanticizing the Tortured Artist

                                                                 The glorification of the tortured artist is terribly common and enduring. We have a fascination with the broken, drug-addicted, alcoholic, depressed and impulsive…

Five Artists who Deserve your Attention

The following is a list of five female musicians that you should most certainly know about… Kali Uchis  Karly-Marina Loaiza AKA Kali Uchis is a  multi-talented soul singer and songwriter. The 24-year-old has created a homemade empire for herself. She has been nominated for two Grammys and has collaborated with an array of talented artists including Daniel…

Typhoon- Offerings, a disturbing and unfortunately correct album

The latest Typhoon record Offerings is a haunting portrayal of tortured character experiencing the wrath of darkness. It completely commits to shattering the delicate hearts of those who appreciate the nuances of this complicated band. Typhoon is a generous buffet of talent with a total of 11 members who are all essentially prodigies at their…

How To Manifest a Thesaurus

For those of you who may not know the term manifest is used commonly in certain communities as a way to describe the spiritual cultivation of things that will increase one’s well being.  Like many interesting words (such as existential) is it completely mugged of its fundamental properties in our sloppy snapchatting society. The term…

Sam Tudor- Quotidian Dream

  The Vancouver based Sam Tudor’s Quotidian Dream is what Tudor calls his first album technically but third in actuality. Tudor is a young and brilliant folk musician who artfully obsesses over his homemade soundscapes. The 22 year old is wise beyond his years yet his music drips with youthful authenticity. The album is quite…