“Just speaking my truth makes it political because of the systematic oppression that is happening in this country. Even if I am not trying to be political, my story just is political.”
Horror, darkness, despair, violencethese are not themes you tend to find in much of contemporary music . . . here there is nothing extraordinaryfrom a generic or musical standpointabout a band tackling such themes. Here, what makes Robinson’s project extraordinary is simply the depth and thoughtfulness with which he does so.
Visible Cloaksa two-man group: Spencer D and Ryan Carlileoften use quick, abnormal rhythms, which come across like organic splashes of sound.
I recently heard a friend of the Dalai Lama purport that, according to Buddhism, when you understand the nature of the world you are happy.
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