If you are a fan of 1970s/1980s slow burn horror, low on gore, high on psychological suspense, this indie might be a retro genre flick that delivers a solid, funky nostalgia booster shot. The opening delivers perfect graininess consistent with the period as it was shot (almost) entirely on 16mm film stock.
The second track, Oblivion at 00:54 punches you square in the face and says, “THIS IS MIDLAKE! Now sit back, have a smoke, relax and enjoy the journey”. It is magical sorcery, mixing together misty harmonies with deeply warm layers of mysterious instruments.
Some point within the past year, I woke up and felt a nudge to check out the so-called ‘darknet’ and the websites that can be found there. I wanted to know what it is, and what it is not, for there are myths aplenty scattered across the ‘surface web’ about it, and almost all of it bad. What actually exists within the darknet? Danger, violence, drugs, really, really bad pornography, super-illegal stuff for sale, I thought. And that’s not entirely untrue …
This is the partially completed catalog of my vinyl collection through Discogs.com. So far I’ve cataloged about half of my collection, I think. I had no idea that there were so many collectible ones from my time in Japan. FWIW, most of the 1960s through 1980s albums are from Japan and most often purchased at ¥105 (about $1). All of my newer albums are primarily US and bought new.