If you’re a friend of Playtonic Ds or a real life friend of mine, you’ll know that since your humble fabulist caught wind of the War On Drugs’ 2010 release last November, (the very LP-like Future Weather EP) the band has been in constant roto here at headquarters. (more…)
Archive for the ‘Art’ Category
I’ve gushed about Meursault before on Playtonic Dialogues. The band has figured prominently on the tapes I’ve shared and their 2010 LP All Creatures Will Make Merry is one of my favorite records of the past couple of years. “One Day This’ll All Be Fields” is a choice selection off of Creatures, so of course I put it in a video shwag collage. (more…)
Hey yall, hello hello. After a couple month hiatus I’m back in the Playtonic D’s universe to share my newest foray into multimedia literacy. I put together these music videos using stock footage from the public domain that I found on archive.org – a great archival site for live music, stock footage, and a cornucopia of other great public shit.
Merry Monday Playtonics!
Let’s kick off the week right and bring back the long dormant column “Is This Music?” According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, philosophy of music is the study of fundamental questions about the nature of music and our experience of it. In keeping with these questions, “Is This Music?” aims to present thought-provoking expeditions into sound and ask, “Is this music?” Playtonic Dialogues is all about sparking discourse so please make a case for why X piece is or is not music. Without further ado…