thought blotter—swallow the brutal pill

one of the most beautiful albums i’ve ever heard, in my opinion, is william basinki’s cascade. if you haven’t heard it, here’s a link. this shadow in time one is new and it’s also pretty eerie/gorgeous.

‘In this technique the subject memorizes the layout of some building, or the arrangement of shops on a street, or any geographical entity which is composed of a number of discrete loci. When desiring to remember a set of items the subject ‘walks’ through these loci in their imagination and commits an item to each one by forming an image between the item and any feature of that locus.’ // wikipedia article of the day

‘you have to swallow the brutal pill that the government is not going to save the planet. We have to do it. I’d like to dare people like Bill Gates, to give them like two years to clean the oceans. They have the money and the tech know-how to do it — somebody just needs to organize it.’

this interview with björk is so fantastic and insightful. pitchfork’s reviews are garbage but their reporting is so indepth, probably some of the best rock n roll journalism around today.

i really hope to stop using google someday. these articles are old, but you may have missed them. they’re pretty clear that your privacy is an illusion.

that’s prob good for now.

this is a spider, not an ant.