Give away the stone. Let the oceans take and
Transmutate this cold and fated anchor.
Give away the stone. Let the waters kiss and
Transmutate these leaden grudges into gold…
Tool - Undertow.
I’ve been struck dumb by a voice that
speaks, from deep beneath the endless water that’s,
twice as clear as heaven,
twice as loud as reason.
Deep and rich like silt on a riverbed,
just as neverending.
Current’s mouth below me;
opens up around me.
suggests and beckons all while swallowing.
Surrounds and drowns, and wipes me away…..
So apt for me right now……
Feeling uncertain at the moment. Pangs of anxiety and insecurity. Waves of sinking punctuated with lulls of hope. Uprooting my comfort zone in pursuit of something far greater. I know that change is good and you can only learn from pushing your boundaries but it doesn’t make it any easier to let go of what you’ve grown accustomed to. So, with that in mind, I’m moving cities, chasing that love and light of a future with my girl. Stepping into the unknown……
Dizzying Animated GIFs by Dave Whyte
Digital artist Dave Whyte creates incredible mathematical animated GIFs.
“The Dublin-based PhD student is currently studying the physics of foam and tells us his first geometric gifs riffed on computational modules he was exploring while in undergrad. As interest in the work grows Whyte is focusing more on his artistic side, pushing the boundaries of these small animations created with the Processing programming language. He’s now able to fully envision each animation before coding it, making tweaks to color, timing, and measurements along the way.”
Amazingly Detailed Illustrations Transformed Into Laser Cut Wood Designs
London-based artist Martin Tomsky’s woodwork collection is filled with many elaborate illustrations which he has transformed into wooden sculptures. To create each amazing piece, he layers together laser cut plywood into tactile pieces filled with various textures and shades of brown.
Jun Miyake - The Here And After (Synthetik Glitch Triphop Remix)
Here’s a remix of Jun Miyake’s ‘The Here And After’ I did a while back under my production guise Sythetik Glitch. It’s on the erie portishead-esque triphop vibe. Hope you dig it.
Pushit (feat. Aloke Dutta) - Tool [Live 2001/08/14 (IEM-M) @ Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, CA]
Epic version with the worlds greatest Bengali tabla player, Aloke Dutta
Aloke has become an important figure in modern music, having taught some of the most influential drummers of our time. He is very selective with his students.
His pupils include Danny Carey, Terry Bozzio, Pat Mastelotto, Joe Porcaro, Simon Phillips, Roy Wooten, Dave Timnick, and Aaron Harris.