There was a time when cheap eye liner and weird lip stick colours were my very best friends. Thankfully, everybody’s phone hadn’t turned into a mini-photo studio yet so you’ll just have to take my word for it. HOWEVER – this past week had me walking down memory lane in eye liner and black miniskirts. This Music Monday goes out to the screamo kid in all of us.Continue reading For The Screamo Kid In You
On one hand, I’m grateful that the worst thing I can say has happened to me personally during this pandemic is that my wedding has been postponed. On the other hand… my wedding’s been postponed by a year and it sucks.Continue reading I was meant to get married today, but instead I’m doing this
The lesson from our first pretender to the throne is… don’t make promises you can’t keep. Beautiful and violent, my love affair with Into The Badlands was as intense as it was ultimately disappointing.Continue reading Life after Supernatural: The First Pretender To The Throne is…
Starring John David Washington, son of the iconic Denzel Washington, TENET promises to be a time-bending, espionage action thriller – and I trust Christopher Nolan to deliver.Continue reading TENET is still coming, and I’m still excited
Every once in a while you catch wind of an artist who actually walks the walk and talks the talk of unabashed individuality. If that’s your jam, you’ll enjoy Sudan Archives.
A self-taught violinist, producer and singer, Sudan Archives’ unique style combines inspiration from Sudanese fiddlers (how cool is that?!) and R&B to create music that’ll have you bopping your head and occasionally doing a jig. In an interview with COLLiDE, Sudan Archives talks about two artists who’s music has had an impact on her: Juldeh Camara, a griot and Nyanyero (one-string fiddle) player from Gambia, and Jimi Hendrix. Talk about diversity of influence.
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Of all the Sudan Archives tracks I love, I’ve chosen Glorious – from her 2019 album titled Athena – for this Music Monday because the music video is amazing, and the song is just mix of hype and chill to take you into the week. So prepare for an audiovisual delight, and have a great week!
Happy Africa Day, fellow African Geeks and Nerds! Since we’re under lockdown and virtual concerts are all the rage… why not try one out?Continue reading This Africa Day, enjoy the universal language (MUSIC!) with a virtual concert
In this day and age, some people are still asking silly questions about whether or not other people are real nerds. I know, it’s absurd, but that’s the world we live in.
The good news is that there are other people who are just minding their business and letting their flags fly high. People like Rihanna, our Queen who refuses to release new music. People like Sampa The Great.Continue reading Sampa The Great – Final Form
There are likely a myriad of reasons why this movie should have aged badly. And yet…
Since I first saw this movie in 2009, a full decade after its initial release, I knew that it would become one of those movies I watched over and over ad infinitum. Fast forward a decade and a year… and I’ve watched The Boondock Saints at least once a year since then, usually around St. Patrick’s Day because well, why not?Continue reading The Boondock Saints
Among the things that I love are, you guessed it: music, and Saint Patrick’s Day. So why not combine them? That’s right, there’s absolutely no reason why not. So, on this beautiful day, have a listen to Free Ireland, a playlist to drink to!Continue reading Tune Tuesday: Free Ireland!
AniMayhem draws to a close and who would I be if I didn’t end on a fun note? Somebody else, that’s who! So… are you ready for my dark anime confession?Continue reading My AniMayhem Confession