Content warning for mentions of sexual assault, eating disorders, and some personal PTSD experiences involving intrusive thoughts and panic attacks. I know I am having a bad mental health day when I get the song “Angels of Porn II” stuck in my head. Panic will start to bubble up, clawing beneath my skin with a … Continue reading Finding Catharsis in Nicole Dollanganger’s “Angels of Porn II”
Surprisingly enough, I really haven’t written that much about the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack here. The OST was so hugely influential on my music taste that it’s actually difficult for me to try and put it into words. I’ve brought it up a little bit in one of my Anime Roots post, but it doesn’t really … Continue reading How Mai Yamane brought angry lesbian anthems to the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack
Have I mentioned how much I love Cowboy Bebop? I really love Cowboy Bebop. It was one of the first anime series I ever watched, and it was definitely the first one I really fell in love with. The characters are all fantastic, the animation is stunning, and that soundtrack... Yoko Kanno & The Seatbelts … Continue reading From French Pop to Horny Cowboy: 13 Genre-Spanning Tracks From the Cowboy Bebop Soundtrack
The past few days weeks months have been pretty shitty, and I knew that I needed to figure out a way to get some healing in. One thing I absolutely love to do is go to concerts. Not to sound cliché, but it is an incredible feeling to go to a show and get completely … Continue reading Kero Kero Bonito PhilaMOCA, 10/18/2018: This show made me the happiest corporate flamingo alive!
Now that my Very Full-Time Job cuts into my regularly scheduled study time and I’m no longer in school taking Japanese classes, I’ve been listening to a lot of Japanese music at my desk and in the car. I read that the best way to motivate is to completely immerse yourself in a language, and … Continue reading Saturday Soundtracks: 5 Funky Songs from 1980s Japan