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Invisible Bastard

I gave up on metaphors, and acts of sarcastic wit, or rewording phrases in an attempt to grab approval of faces that I may never know; I have met few people that deserve this smile. @nvsblbstrd

Notes 9/11/14 - SWI

Lecture Highlights; Week 2

From Week 2 - September 4 Lecture:

1) Describe the difference between Liberal and Conservative Political Ideology.

Liberalism is a political philosophy based on belief in progress, the essential goodness of the human race, and the autonomy of the individual and standing for the protection...

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September 11, 2014

This Desolate Fabric

Draft 1

As a false infant for an absentee father,
he grasps your hand light,
look up into his eyes,
and try to gather syllables on your tongue,
from a foreign alphabet type;
you found none.

A last ditch effort to paint a picture that you can understand,
a painting of a solitary man
that stands alone in...

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September 06, 2014

What Veterans Are Owed on 4th of July

July 4, 2014; by Scott Faith

WHAT VETERANS ARE OWED ON 4TH OF JULY

Silvrback blog image

I get it, you’re a veteran. You’re proud of that, and you want everyone around you to know it. You have the t-shirts, the hats, and the bumper stickers to prove it. Your Facebook profile sports a picture of you in uniform. You might even have a sign...

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July 06, 2014

2014 Mid-Year Best of Music

Updated 30-06-14

All lists are complete for 2014 mid-year, however this is still a work in progress.

Click here for the change log if you're interested in that sort of thing

0001. Alt-Country
0002. Alt-Rock
0003. EBM/Industrial
0004. Electronica
0005. Electronic Rock
0006. Experimental / Avant Garde
0007....

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June 29, 2014

Post Rock with Vocals '14

Updated 29-06-14

Post-Rock with Vox - is a sub-genre of rock music characterized by the influence and use of instruments commonly associated with rock, but using rhythms and "guitars as facilitators of timbre and textures" not traditionally found in rock. This list will have Post-Rock bands...

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June 29, 2014

Hardcore Punk '14

Updated 29-06-14

Hardcore Punk - is a fast, hard-edged type of music with typically short songs, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics. Punk embraces a DIY ethic. [Wiki]

Click the title to read a review:

01. Bl'Ast - The Expression of Power : Spotify || Google...

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June 29, 2014

Psychedelia 2014

Updated 29-06-14

Psychedelia - is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture whilst running parallel to the creation of psychedelic pop and psychedelic soul. It also bridged the transition from early blues- and folk music-based rock to progressive rock, glam rock, hard...

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June 29, 2014

Synthpop 2014

Updated 29-06-14

Synthpop - is a genre of music that first became prominent in the 1980s, features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument. [Wiki]

Click the title to read a review:

01. Joy Electric - Dwarf Mountain Alphabet : Bandcamp | Favourite Tracks: Whose Voice Will Not Be Heard, That Which...

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June 29, 2014

Post Metal 2014

Updated 09-05-14

Post-Metal - is a fusion music genre, a mixture between the genres of post-rock, heavy metal, and shoegazing. Sometimes it has vocals, sometimes not. [Wiki]

Click the title to read a review:

00. Sólstafir - Ótta : Spotify || Google Play || iTunes || Bandcamp | Favourite Tracks: Lágnætti,...

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June 29, 2014

Post Punk 2014

Updated 29-06-14

Post-Punk - is a rock music genre that paralleled and emerged from the initial punk rock explosion of the late 1970s. The genre is an artsier and more experimental form of punk. Post-punk laid the groundwork for alternative rock by broadening the range of punk and underground music,...

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June 29, 2014

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