23 ianuarie 2008

Underwater love

In amintirea vremurilor cand stateam treaz pana la ora 3 AM urmarind Chill Out Zone pe VH1 de doar doua ori pe saptamana...; sau a celor cand se facea baie noaptea in mare, la Shire in Vama Veche...
Un hit in '96 si un moment important in istoria muzicii trip-hop; piesa-experiment a celor de la Smoke City cu amalgamu-i de limbi cantate, parti muzicale diferite imbinate si videoclipu-i atat de special incat producatorii Matrix s-au inspirat din el...

Smoke City - Underwater love

Beinart III

John Van Der Kolk

18 ianuarie 2008

Wear Sunscreen

Un mic deliciu de duminica dupa-amiaza..sau de luni sau de marti...just enjoy it..

Multumesc Adorre, ca mi-ai amintit-o!

Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's free (to wear sunscreen)

Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’97
Wear sunscreen
If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be
it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by
scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable
than my own meandering
experience…I will dispense this advice now.

Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth; oh nevermind; you will not
understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded.
But trust me, in 20 years you’ll look back at photos of yourself and
recall in a way you can’t grasp now how much possibility lay before
you and how fabulous you really looked….You’re not as fat as you

Don’t worry about the future; or worry, but know that worrying is as
effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing
bubblegum. The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that
never crossed your worried mind; the kind that blindside you at 4pm
on some idle Tuesday.

Do one thing everyday that scares you


Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, don’t put up with
people who are reckless with yours.


Don’t waste your time on jealousy; sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes
you’re behind…the race is long, and in the end, it’s only with

Remember the compliments you receive, forget the insults; if you
succeed in doing this, tell me how.

Keep your old love letters, throw away your old bank statements.


Don’t feel guilty if you don’t know what you want to do with your
life…the most interesting people I know didn’t know at 22 what they
wanted to do with their lives, some of the most interesting 40 year
olds I know still don’t.

Get plenty of calcium.

Be kind to your knees, you’ll miss them when they’re gone.

Maybe you’ll marry, maybe you won’t, maybe you’ll have children,maybe
you won’t, maybe you’ll divorce at 40, maybe you’ll dance the funky
chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary…what ever you do, don’t
congratulate yourself too much or berate yourself either – your
choices are half chance, so are everybody else’s. Enjoy your body,
use it every way you can…don’t be afraid of it, or what other people
think of it, it’s the greatest instrument you’ll ever

Dance…even if you have nowhere to do it but in your own living room.

Read the directions, even if you don’t follow them.

Do NOT read beauty magazines, they will only make you feel ugly.

(Brother and sister together we'll make it through
Someday your spirit will take you and guide you there
I know you've been hurting, and I know I've been waiting to be there
for you. And I'll be there, just tell me now, whenever I can.
Everybody's free.)

Get to know your parents, you never know when they’ll be gone for

Be nice to your siblings; they are the best link to your past and the
people most likely to stick with you in the future.

Understand that friends come and go,but for the precious few you
should hold on. Work hard to bridge the gaps in geography and
lifestyle because the older you get, the more you need the people you
knew when you were young.

Live in New York City once, but leave before it makes you hard; live
in Northern California once, but leave before it makes you soft.


Accept certain inalienable truths, prices will rise, politicians will
philander, you too will get old, and when you do you’ll fantasize
that when you were young prices were reasonable, politicians were
noble and children respected their elders.

Respect your elders.

Don’t expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a trust fund,
maybe you have a wealthy spouse; but you never know when either one
might run out.

Don’t mess too much with your hair, or by the time you're 40, it will
look 85.

Be careful whose advice you buy, but, be patient with those who
supply it. Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of
fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, painting over the
ugly parts and recycling it for more than
it’s worth.

But trust me on the sunscreen…

(Brother and sister together we'll make it through
Someday your spirit will take you and guide you there
I know you've been hurting, and I know I've been waiting to be there
for you. And I'll be there, just tell me now, whenever I can.


Brazilianca rezidenta in Londra, aducatoare de ritmuri si inflexiuni vocale specifice tarii sale, inglobata cu succes de spiritul multicultural englezesc. Albumul inregistrat aici in 2006 (al doilea din cariera) se numeste "The Shine Of Dried Electric Leaves" si trebuie ascultat de iubitorii Lhasa,Imogen Heap, Feist,Kate Havnevik si mai ales Astrud Gilberto.. vor gasi cate putin din ce-i mai bun in fiecare...

Cibelle feat. Devendra Banhart - London, London (remake al piesei lui Caetano Veloso)

Pe langa faptul ca si a doua piesa e cover (dupa Tom Waits de data aceasta), videoclipul si vocea sunt marca inregistrata Emiliana Torrini (poate de aia m-a bucurat?)

Cibelle - Green Grass

A little time in The Beautiful South

Va invit sa urmariti videoclipul unei piese cu tematica, structura si feeling absolut speciale; cantec scris de Beautiful South in '90 si pe care-l consider definitoriu pentru sound-ul trupei. Daca place, cautati altele caci va vor surprinde la fel de placut. Mi-a fost greu sa aleg piesa, insa videoclipul a facut diferenta.
Fiti atenti la versuri, simtiti-va si sleep on it! Mesajul e puternic.

The Beautiful South - A little time

I need a little time
To think it over
I need a little space
Just on my own
I need a little time
To find my freedom
I need a little...

Funny how quick the milk turns sour
Isn't it, isn't it
Your face has been looking like that for hours
Hasn't it, hasn't it
Promises, promises turn to dust
Wedding bells just turn to rust
Trust into mistrust

I need a little room
To find myself
I need a little space
To work it out
I need a little room
All alone
I need a little...

You need a little room for your big head
Don't you, don't you
You need a little space for a thousand beds
Won't you, won't you
Lips that promise - fear the worst
Tongue so sharp - the bubble burst
Just into unjust

I've had a little time
To find the truth
Now I've had a little room
To check what's wrong
I've had a little time
And I still love you
I've had a little...

You had a little time
And you had a little fun
Didn't you, didn't you
While you had yours
Do you think I had none
Do you, do you
The Freedom that you wanted bad
Is yours for good
I hope you're glad
Sad into unsad

I had a little time
To think it over
Had a little room
To work it out
I found a little courage
To call it off

I've had a little time
I've had a little time
I've had a little time
I've had a little time

11 ianuarie 2008


O piesa pe care am gasit-o azi; de la un grup de care nu stiam nimic...
Frumoasa si potrivita in contextul spatiu-timp care ma integreaza zilele acestea.

Geneva - If u have to go


Ok. Hai ca a durat ceva timp...Ma uitam in jur si vedeam cum s-au dus frate oamenii cu post-urile de nu mai tine gluma...
Si totusi...inca nu mi-a atras nimic atentia, muzical vorbind, la inceputul asta de an. S-a-ntamplat ca revista "Sunete" sa aiba unul din cele mai reusite numere de mult timp incoace(cel cu top-ul 100 that is), asta si pentru ca ne-a scutit de faze gen The Mushroom Story, Mauser etc; s-ar putea sa vad un live Bjork primavara asta (I'm working on it, daca imi iese o sa stie tot blogspot-ul:), m-am indragostit la a 3-a vedere (dar definitiv) de "Vreau sa simt Praga" al Travkai, am primit vesti de la Alexandrina Hristov cum ca albumul ar fi pe ultima suta de metri iar dragostea ei pentru fani tot acolo...
Altfel, pentru cine a apreciat (cel putin) documentarul "The march of the penguins", recomand cu si mai multa caldura "Arctic Tale" (genericul de final va va aminti cu siguranta de Captain Planet:)...

Ok...totusi...cum facem cu urmatoarea trupa impresionanta?
Astept sugestii(?)...