June Playlist

Cover design for June playlist.

Here is a playlist of songs I’ve listened to a copious amount or discovered in the last month. For the artwork, I was inspired by the fact that it seemingly rained about 25 of the 30 days in June.

If I do this whole playlist thing again next year, I am definitely leaning toward just giving the playlists a name & not organizing them by month… that way I won’t feel bad if I am late in posting them.

I have been mostly obsessed with Alex G, Hazel English & Toro y Moi but tried to diversify my listening habits as much as I could. Please let me know if you give it a listen to let me know what you think!

Head to the link here to like/follow on Spotify: June 2020 Playlist

Here it is in list form:

1. Exist Strategy “Hold On”

2. Skullcrusher ” Places/Plans” 

3. HTRK “Summer Rain”

4. Biosphere “Birds Fly by Flapping Their Wings”

5. Alex G “Hope”

6. Kowloon “Paradise”

7. Max Cooper & Six Sigma “Parting Ways”

8. Hazel English “Off My Mind”

9. Tourist & The Range “Last” 

10. Apparat “Bad Kingdom (Lulu’s Version)” 

11. BADBADNOTGOOD “Glide (Goodbye Blue Pt. 2)”

12. Flume & Toro y Moi “The Difference (Extended)”

12 songs with a total playing time of 53 minutes.

May Playlist

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May 2020: Start Again

I had an entire post written about how life has been during the month of May, how it’s been working from home, along with my general overall feelings & coping mechanisms. Unfortunately, in light of the events of the past week, I have not really felt anything other than profound sadness, unease & frustration with the state of our world right now.

That being said, I have this playlist completed for over a week now & have just been sitting on it, hopefully by sharing, you might discover a new track or two that helps you in the way it has helped me.

Head to the link here to like/follow on Spotify: May 2020 Playlist

As always, for the uninitiated, non–Spotify users following along, here it is in list form:

1. Daniel Avery “Think About What You Love”

2. Ian William Craig “Weight” 

3. Six Organs of Admittance “Worn Down by the Light”

4. Woods “Strange to Explain”

5. Jenny Hval “Bonus Material”

6. Apparat “Licidana”

7. Kelly Lee Owens “Night”

8. Malibu “Tilting On Windmills”

9. TOPS “Take Down” 

10. Meitei “Banka” 

11. Jerkcurb “Shadowshow”

12. Keeley Forsyth “Start Again”

12 songs with a total playing time of 55 minutes.

Lately: May 2020

The warmer weather has been welcome as an excuse for early evening walks, but I think it is fair to say how obvious it is that I’ve been spending an extended amount of time lately wandering through my own neighbourhood & staying a lot closer to home than I’m used to – the result is a cluster of images that end up focusing, albeit loosely, on a similar theme. As much as I enjoy making images as part of my every day life, & whatever routines that currently consists of, I find myself longing for different subject matter – that is, to engage & feel connected with other people.  With that, here is a small sample collection of photographs from late April until now.

April Playlist

Cover design for April playlist.

If you are like me and had difficulty adjusting to life back in March, I am not sure April has been much kinder.  But alas, we push on because we really have no other option. On the positive side, I have been able to keep up with my monthly playlist for a fourth month running, I have no choice now but to keep going. 

So here it is, the soundtrack to my April, or “music for isolation” as I have opted to refer to it.  Please go give it a follow, or a like, or whatever it is that Spotify encourages. Head to the link here: April 2020 Playlist

For the non–Spotify users following along, here it is in list form:

1. Nils Frahm “Sonar”

2. Ruby Haunt “Sunbelt”

3. Fog Lake “Push” 

4. Rival Consoles “Winter’s Lament”

5. Modern Nature “Flourish”

6. Six Organs of Admittance “Mark Yourself”

7. Alaskan Tapes “Sleeping Since Last Year”

8. Bruised Skies “Place I Know”

9. Bing & Ruth “I had No Dream” 

10. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith “The Steady Heart” 

11. Western Mind “Interior”

12. Kelpe “All the Way Round”

12 songs with a total playing time of 63 minutes.

March Playlist

Cover design for March playlist.

March has been a weird one.  I’m not sure if it feels disjointed or not, but things are definitely not right in the world lately and I feel that this playlist might reflect that. That being said, with some extra time on my hands, I actually managed to get this playlist together before the end of the month this time around. 

So here it is, the soundtrack to my March.  Please give it a listen if you’d like and I hope it helps bring some calm into your life, at least for the time being. Follow the link here: March 2020 Playlist

For the non–Spotify users following along, here it is in list form:

1. Kira Kira “Holding Space for the Unimaginable”

2. Christian Löffler “Farr”

3. Peach Pyramid “FOMO” 

4. Tycho “Alright”

5. Jess Williamson “Wind on Tin”

6. HTRK “Into the Drama”

7. Jorja Chalmers “Suburban Pastel”

8. Avey Tare “What’s The Goodside?”

9. Tess Roby “Glimpse” 

10. Alessandro Cortini “SABBIA” 

11. Kelly Lee Owens “Pull”

12. Jon Hopkins “Scene Suspended”

12 songs with a total playing time of 56 minutes.

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