A New 30 Days

I am thinking of starting a new challenge this upcoming month. However, it won’t be a daily song challenge, but a POETRY challenge. I wanted to start this so I can practice writing every day. I technically write every day in my English classes, but I feel that it doesn’t fulfill my creative outlet. I saw this specific challenge on this blog. It wasn’t in a text form so I went through the days and wrote down the challenge and created this picture 🙂

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I am not sure if I want to start it during the last week of October or in the beginning of November (probably November). But you’ll know once I start posting from the first day. I will try my best to keep consistency! My passion is to write which is one of the reasons why I started this blog to post about my life, my poetry, and about music. I feel this project will help maintain creative flow. We all feel tired and stressed and sometimes we forget to do something for ourselves.

P.S

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H

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MAC DEMARCO AND THE GARDEN

ON OCTOBER 1 I attended a concert for one of my most favorite artists ever

MAC DEMARCO!

What I forgot was that The Garden is touring with Mac Demarco’s group. I bought these tickets to ACL Live about maybe six months ago and what I only new what that The Flamming Lips was performing with a opening performance of Mac Demarco (which is who I really wanted to see, but I do like The Flamming Lips). Anyway, I had no idea that The Garden was going to perform. The week before the concert I kept getting emails reminding me to print my tickets before the concert. At the end of the email it had the line up which was:

The Garden 8:00

Mac Demarco 8:50

Flamming Lips 10:40

And I completely flipped out. My boyfriend told me not to get my hopes up. But why would they even put that in the email? Was my ticket finally fully worth what I was paying for. And what do you know…….The Garden came out and did an amazing set. Nothing could describe how happy I was to see them. Me and RJ where up in the balcony assigned seating in the first row so the view was perfect. The only problem was that no one in the balcony wanted to stand and jam out. Technically the population of the crowd was 80% in their forties with no idea who Mac Demarco or The Garden was. Me and RJ were itching so bad to stand up but we didn’t because we would block people behind us. Next time though, we will see Mac in the pit. Damn, I can’t even describe the feeling when I saw him, it was so surreal.

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New Artist Inspiration: Charlotte Dos Santos

Like deep velvet and silk.

I came upon Charlotte Dos Santos while I was listening to the Winona Forever Station. The first song I heard from her was Clay, so I thought I should probability listen to other stuff from her. I checked her Spotify profile and discovered that she just released her stuff in 2017 int he album Cleo. She is a Norwegian Singer with a sound that takes you back to the past. It is almost a Nostalgic feel of the 70’s. She attending Burklee College of Music with a background of diverse music inspired from her home life.

Her album released in June 21, 2017 titled Cleo

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These tracks have a slow vibes and deep bass lines. Her vocals are eclectic with relaxing smoothness. Her appearance and presentation of herself in her voice and visual  approach gives off very feminine vibes. If I were to compare her to an artists, she has slight similarity to Minnie Riperton with a cross between Little Dragon and Amy Whinehouse.

Her music is so enticing that I can visualize what I am hearing. Her name should not go unnoticed, her take on the production and creation of music gives a whole new sound of modern music. Music in general in our time is starting to bring back the “oldie” sounds which I enjoy very much. If you want to listen to something new listen to Charlotte Dos Santos. Her style gives off such a refreshing motive of beauty. She is such a beautiful and empowering female artist.

Give it a listen, give music a chance.

H

SOTW #18

Hello, I know it is past mid week but here is some new songs I heard while watching a YouTube video. I would have put something that I’ve been listening to over and over, but I already mentioned those before. Who wants redundancy.

So far I’ve been listening to

Keep Kool by Winona Forever

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Surfin’ with U by Selmer

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While I was listening to this song it led to a whole station with songs similar to this type of music and I started liking every song that played. I’ll mention them in another post. I hope everyone has a great day! Enjoy

Give it a listen, give music a chance.

H

Stage 2

But the next day comes

And I find it better with people

If me -myself- and I

were to keep holding the boulder

It doesn’t matter and distracts,

when a few words from you, him, and her

make me work harder

 

But the day passes by

and I find I am still tacked

rather than filled and webbed with the

cracks

I can’t remember once I talk about it twice

thrice

What it was that made me sigh

And I realized that my mind

lies

 

H

 

 

Stage 1

 

I strive and strive

And after I fake my way

there is still a crack and shapes my mould.

I can only perceive the heat that burns

and ice never seems to clam me down

maybe lavender might do the trick.

And lather it over the bathe

but still the skin cracks

and fills in

Must be from the tears and continued

collapse

 

H

 

 

IT the Movie

IT the Movie: WTF did I just watch

This has been one of the best movies I have seen so far in 2017. I can’t really remember what other movies I have seen that came out this year. Perhaps Guardians Of The Gallaxy is up there. But what has been trucking through my mind is the thought of Pennywise the dancing clown and the Losers clubs unity to defeat him and end the traumatizing terrors they face commonly through out the whole movie.

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Playlist 7: Something About You

I realized that it has been a very long time since I have made a playlist of songs for you. I am so sorry for that! It honestly slipped my mind and it never thought about again. Now, every time I sit down with my laptop open and a fresh blank blog post- if I have writers block I know what to write/make- a playlist!

Since the summer I have come upon some new music. The excitement of concerts coming up this October has gotten me hyped for music. All of these are sort of in the same genre, this not the only music I listen to but it has been circling in my daily music plays. This is what I have for you and I hope you enjoy it :).

Where This Flower Blooms by Tyler The Creator

Amor de Siempre by CUCO

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SOTW #17

Good Afternoon Guys. This past week has been incredibly busy with readings and classes and other activities. I have been wanting to write more about other things which is soon to come!

This weeks Song(s) of the Week is

Sea Bird by Alessi Brothers

And some hip-hop with

Palace/Curse by The Internet

Hope you enjoy these groves

Give it a listen, give music a chance.

 

H

SOTW #16

Hey, so this next song(s) of the week will be…

Tyrant by Kali Uchis

Kali Uchis is a Goddess, I recommend listening to her. She also appears a lot in Tyler The Creators work.

The next song takes us back to the 80s

Head Over Heels by Tears for Fears

Please listen to this song if you really want something good. It is well worth

Let me know if you liked any of these selections. Comment or like below.

Give it a listen, give music a chance.

H

Walking

 

Special times are always

And too surreal that I want to bite my cheek off

or fall down the stairs

Just to wake myself from this dream.

 

And while we walk on the side walks

I can see you look at me

And the days are burning our skin.

 

The suns gets in my eyes

but I can still see yours brighter.Image result for sunlight and sidewalk aesthetic

H

 

SOTW #15

GOOOOOOD Afternoon!

For this weeks SOTW here is a little taste of the artist CUCO. Who is an 18 year old Chicano artist. I may have mention about on of his songs a long time ago. The one I a currently listening to is

Lover Is A Day

There is other songs but this one is always on my mind.

Last night my boyfriend told me that CUCO is coming to Austin, Texas in October. And of course…I want to go!

I hope everyone has a wonderful and safe week, my prayers are out to my fellow Texans during Hurricane Harvey.

If you have any music recommendations PLEASE let me know!

Give it a listen, give music a chance.

H