Close To Me

You know you need a little Robert Smith to brighten up your day…

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The Sunday Song – This Is Halloween by Marilyn Manson

This week’s song is Marilyn Manson’s cover of This Is Halloween. I hope you enjoy it!

 

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The Thursday Album – To Bring You My Love by PJ Harvey

This week’s album is PJ Harvey’s To Bring You My Love.

I hope you like it 🙂

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9 More Quotes from John Cage

You mustn’t become hypnotised by intellectual categories, continuous-discontinuous, stable-unstable, etc., which supposedly make it possible to think time.

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People always think that there is something to understand. They imagine that the composer really had something in mind.

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Above: John Cage, 33 1/3, 1969. Installation view at daadgalerie Berlin, 1988–89. Courtesy of the John Cage Trust. Photo: Werner Zellien, © Archiv Broken Music, Werner Zellien

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I keep my mind alive and alert, or at least I try to. As a result, everything dissonant, I hear as consonant. [I hear not only the number two, but also the plurality of the number one.]

That is why I try to make my music resemble my life. May it be free and without goal! That is, without object.

That is, since Tao, the ultimate term, is nothing or Nothingness, we could also conclude that we shouldn’t become mesmerised by the difference and that there is no ultimate term. Thus, no system.

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That’s exactly it. Impose nothing. Live and let live. Permit each person, as well as each sound, to be the centre of creation.

Yes, ‘experimental’ – meaning what happens before one has had the time to measure it.

 

#cage, #johncage

5 Quotes from John Cage

Each person, I repeat, is free to experience his own emotions. But they are no more important than ordering chicken! That means that you can’t dwell on them, you must learn how to detach yourself from them.

I have always been very fond of working in a team. It is a way of working which conforms to chance’s way of necessarily liquidating the habits of the ego.

While in the case of the ashtray, we are indeed dealing with an object. It would be extremely interesting to place it in a little anechoic chamber and to listen to it through a suitable sound system.

Chance, as I use it, is not something that I must control, nor that must control me. It is not the chance of the physicist. But that does not mean the physicist’s chance shouldn’t exist.

But the contrast between the freedom of sounds and the non-freedom of the dancers should give them the idea that a ballet is an encounter, a collision, and not just a unison.

 

#1948, #chance, #dream, #johncage

The Thursday Album – Antichrist Superstar – Marilyn Manson

This week’s album is Marilyn Manson’s Antichrist Superstar. I hope you enjoy the memory jolt!

Antichrist Superstar is the second studio album by American rock band Marilyn Manson, released on October 8, 1996 by Nothing and Interscope Records.

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

Manson’s new album Heaven Upside Down is expected later this year.

I’m a little over-anxious to release it, so it was done very quickly, but it’s by far the most thematic and over-complicated thing that I’ve done. In a way, it’s deceptively delightful to strangers. It’s like the old saying that the devil’s greatest secret is that people don’t believe he exists. – Marilyn Manson

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The Thursday Album – Here Come the Warm Jets by Brian Eno

This week’s Thursday Album is British superstar Brian Eno’s Here Come the Warm Jets.

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Here Come the Warm Jets – Brian Eno

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