why MJ's 'wannabe startin somethin' is a work of singular genius
it is the first track of the greatest pop record of all time regardless of the metric you choose. and as an opener, 'wannabe' goes far beyond the line of duty, allowing us a foretaste of the album's (and the 80s) sound palette and...
Movanu Shafeeq – an interview
Movanu’s Falhu is a farewell to his teenage years. While the short film is set on the island of Rinbudhoo in Dhaalu Atoll, his grandmother’s island, the filmmaker bade goodbye to Male and his friends when he left for studies after his O’ Levels....
how servile the soul of this no-man for he is forever compelled to call out to his peers seeking their adulation.
on seeking acknowledgement and validation in art by artists or those who aspire to create art
just how integral is acknowledgement to an artist?
Metallicraft – on Lovecraft-inspired Metallica
If you’ve listened to early Metallica, when they had the love and adulation of hardcore metalheads, you’ll have no issues recalling these two tracks – The Call of Ktulu (a metal take on the word Cthulhu) and The Thing That Should Not Be.
recorded in bedroom 1995 with zia under house arrest /on tascam portable 4 track tape machine bounced to the limit. zia/allo/dhonmu/ishan
some UnsungLoves from my brief life
A serialised novel, dhigu silsilaa vaahakaeh. hiyaalee folaeh.
Your travels haven't been kind or comfortable. I can tell. You are tired, wherever you go you are left stranded, stuck with so much love inside you and noone to give it to. I wouldn't know what to do with it either. I still...
Whole, Whole, Half.
It is continuous and flowing, he said. a constant, this state. A highway stretching out as far as the eye can see Earlier he had sat lost in reverie at the beauty of the spaces decorating the landscape rather than the landmarks. "Look" he...
Invalid cunt series
Futility of escape
The space, first defined by the object, is now defined by the absence of the object. Either way, it is always present.
Two Sides of the Same Story
via Liberty of Play