For chemically staid datamonkeys that jump into nuclear sunsets and come out as space cadets on the other side, staving decompression sickness, floating amidst iridescent nebulae, stars and dark ether.
For the NASA moon hoax conspiracy theorist that once held the Apollo 11 moon landing as sacred, Panda Sanchez offers “cosmonauts” in place of “astronauts” when waxing historic over the bygone Space Race.
March of 2010 — IHS writer Mario Munoz tickles the Fender ivory while us former Tigertronic marauders take a break from practice to re-hydrate (and then dehydrate again with beer, yay). A preemptive apology for the sidelong angle. The little ditty that never was:
When sex is no longer enough:
When bumper stickers get preachy:
Dedicated to Tayne Kim, and the scar on his heart:
Shot with a 3GS — courtesy of my younger kin, Eric (@Bluemojo82) — the following is a clip of your bespectacled narrator’s bygone music project, Tigertronic (R.I.P.), performing Lenny’s Last Roar at The Red & The Black on April 1st, 2010. Check it out. Funniest anecdote of that evening featured our bassist, Mamawia, showing up late, jumping onto the stage and plugging into his amp, mid-song. Everybody thought it was planned. (Wish we got that on video).
In case anyone’s missed this, Rob Fitzpatrick of The Guardian (UK) delivered a revealing interview with postrock pioneers Jónsi Birgisson (guitarist/singer) and Goggi Hólm (bassist) of Sigur Rós last month. The interview’s linchpin is the somber quartet’s double-live album and concert film Inni (directed by Vincent Morisset), whose conception was anything but immaculate. Continue Reading…
Ancient aliens visit Nazca, Peru; teach tribes kernels of wisdom and knowledge; and carve some fucking lines into the ground:
They’re going to find you, eventually:
Music video for Lotus Flower, directed by Garth Jennings:
A new creative echo chamber of mine just launched at Samsaville, a Tumblr fiction blog. Feel free to hop on over during your free time (caveat: NSFW), after hours. So far, it’s a bit creepy and I’m spooking myself out, but therein lies the grinning fun! Pasted below is the site’s about-section verbiage.
Concurrently, In Harsh Light is undergoing a tectonic shift in focus, drifting away from consumer tech, mobile gadgets and software topics to film (independent and mainstream); music (indie/mainstream); culture; anime; books; the bizarre; and (possibly) art galleries. Much of these content-changes have yet to congeal (as I attempt to request the participation of a writing coterie of authors), so please bear with me.
In the meantime, you’re stuck with me.
Oh, right, about Samsaville. Continue Reading…