Flags at half-mast in Moscow this week

Captured by shitty phone camera, but captured nonetheless. This one is over the Prosecutor General’s Office. I had quite a moment after taking this picture. I was walking with a friend and telling him a bunch of crap. “Life is so banal, I’m going to go drown myself in the Moscow River.” “But that wouldContinue reading “Flags at half-mast in Moscow this week”

Monday music: beautiful Moscow

Утром – Смысловые Галлюцинации Field Below – Regina Spektor Stop Talking – Memory Tapes Shine On Brightly – Procol Harum Twilight – Antony & the Johnsons All I Want is You – U2 Promises – Badly Drawn Boy Meadowlarks – Fleet Foxes Steep – the Acorn Eet – Regina Spektor I’m going away this week.Continue reading “Monday music: beautiful Moscow”

Monday music: Pyatnitskaya at 5 a.m.

Is going to be one of those things that will stay with me for a long time. Head First – Goldfrapp Bonfires (Live) – Rickie Lee Jones All the Boogies in the World – White Rainbow Southbound Train – Travis Tritt I’ll Be That Girl – Barenaked Ladies Salty Dog – Flogging Molly Gettysburg –Continue reading “Monday music: Pyatnitskaya at 5 a.m.”

Last night in Moscow: Dakha Brakha

So THAT was fun. A bit more fun than I intended it to be. Always. And I liked how the crowd really got into it. It couldn’t have just been the eventual effects of alcohol. Dakha Brakha know how to put on a show. I’m not just saying that because I consider Marko (who’se featuredContinue reading “Last night in Moscow: Dakha Brakha”

Tuesday music: be my samurai

Guess what, guys? Die Antwoord got a record deal recently. I know you were on the edge of your seats, wondering if it would actually happen. It did. Enter the Ninja – Die Antwoord Bratislava – Beirut Across the Sea – Weezer A Letter to Elise – the Cure Japan Bonus Track – Baby ElephantContinue reading “Tuesday music: be my samurai”