The fabulous life

A perfect circle

Posted in Café de la Musique by daianara on July 30, 2009

Dear Mr. Maynard,

 When I was first supplied with links for Tool songs, I watched about 2 minutes out of the 10 minutes videos and said that’s not for me. They were too weird, too loud, too far away from what I was used to. I just couldn’t get how Stinkfist was the perfect sex song.  Aeons later, I’m trying to make up for lost time and started out light with A perfect circle. I’m getting used to the songs, the little inflexions of your voice, the drums and the bass line. Not to mention the superb lyrics.

 I had a line-up of Mer de Noms, The 13th step and eMOTIVe. aMOTION was purposefully skipped for the moment as it’s just a remix album. So I’ve listened to the 3 others throughout the past week, without reading reviews before that could ruin the experience. And I’m glad I did that. I like 2 tracks of eMOTIVe but around the Internet it’s described as possessing  “the same musical integrity as urinating in a Pepsi bottle and throwing it at a basement wall.” Oh well, it is a cover album.

 So from the sea of awesomeness what really stood out for me were Blue, Passive, What’s going on and Magdalena. I like the first 2 songs so much I think they should be just one, with the intro from Blue and the lyrics from Passive.

Apart from that, “What’s going on” has one of the most beautiful growths/climaxes I’ve heard in a long while.  And Magdalena, well, just take a look at the lyrics:

 “I’ll sell my soul, my self esteem
a dollar at a time for one chance, one kiss
one taste of you my Magdalena.”

 I’m really starting to find that name fascinating.

So yesterday I also kicked off with Lateralus, prolly the loudest Tool album and guess what? I think it sounds great. So if you happen to be in a giving mood, they’re touring the US and Canada this year and I only need about 2000€ for a round trip. :D

 Until then I’ll leave you with “This song is called Fuck Britney Spears…in the ass”. *plays Passive

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Post Felsziget

Posted in The world around me by daianara on July 27, 2009
Se presupune ca te duci in concediu, te relaxezi, te distrezi, iti dai drumul&you fuck a stranger si vii inapoi cu bateriile incarcate
and ready for work, like a good little piece of the system. Well fuck it, nu-i asa.
Vii inapoi mai obosit decat inainte, n-ai chef de nimic decat sa dormi cateva ore si apoi sa fi iar pe drumuri. Sa mai casti ochii putin la
lumea asta care nu se reduce la 4 pereti si un monitor. Indiferent de cata informatie putem stoarce din calculatorul nostru.
NIN au fost superbi. Loud, energetic, beautiful. Me importa un pepino ca nu si-au cantat toate piesele.
Am auzit March of the pigs si a fost suficient. Am vazut-o pe gagica lui Trent si Creatrixa are poze. Give please!
Tg. Mures e un oras curat cu mancare e ieftina si buna. La fel de ieftin e si taxi-ul.
Rocada circula on time si le functioneaza aerul conditionat.

Se presupune ca te duci in concediu, te relaxezi, te distrezi, iti dai drumul&you fuck a stranger si vii inapoi cu bateriile incarcate and ready for work, like a good little piece of the system. Well fuck it, nu-i asa.

Vii inapoi mai obosit decat inainte, n-ai chef de nimic decat sa dormi cateva ore si apoi sa fi iar pe drumuri. Sa mai casti ochii putin la lumea asta care nu se reduce la 4 pereti si un monitor. Indiferent de cata informatie putem stoarce din calculatorul nostru.

NIN au fost superbi. Loud, energetic, beautiful.  Se comenta pe net ca au folosit curent electric cat tot Tg. Mures intr-un an. Me importa un pepino ca nu si-au cantat toate piesele. Am auzit March of the pigs si a fost suficient. Am vazut-o pe gagica lui Trent si Creatrixa are poze. Give please!

Tg. Mures e un oras curat cu mancare/bautura ieftina si buna. La fel de ieftin e si taxi-ul. Rocada circula on time si le functioneaza aerul conditionat. E vara deci big credit to them.

Deocamdata atat, merg sa dorm si io. Enjoy the pics. :)

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PS: Just for fun, aruncati un ochi aici si vedeti cine canta pe fundal. :lol:

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Posted in Rants by daianara on July 23, 2009

Stateam aseara molfaind idei, pe ritm de “Blue”, “What’s going on” si “Judith” de la A Perfect Circle. Cu un view superb de acoperisuri clujene noapte, iluminate de naiba stie unde de neoane albastre, with peace in heart and mind, with plans and ideas running wild. And then it hit me. Cea mai stupida, copilareasca, tarzie realizare. Music is great and I wanna know if not all, cel putin 90%. Nu neaparat o istorie, ci o colectie de fapte interesante. De exemplu, de unde si-au luat numele 65daysofstatic. Read up, it’s kinda cool. Or what the 13th step is.

Vreau sa fiu the girl of uber indie care plictiseste/fascineaza lumea cu tot felul de gory details despre piesa/artisti/formatii. Combine that with taking pics and I think I might be on to something. Si hopefully, o sa ma tina si asta cel putin 6 ani. Ca de facut, sunt absoult sigura ca o pot face.

Extremely happy,

D.

Fragmente

Posted in Rants by daianara on July 17, 2009

Fragmente de ganduri in timp ce-i privesc ceafa chauffeur-ului meu improvizat si-i urmaresc mana intinsa pe fereastra masinii.  “I’m freeeee” tipa mucul de tigara debarasat.

  • vara asta miroase a metal, are gust de sare si scartaie.
  • toate merg incet pe caldura asta. Inspiratia s-a facut nevazuta, spaniolii mei iubiti isi iau concediu, o sa ramanem cateva persoane in birou sa ne sufle aerul conditionat in spate. Daca n-ar fi criza asta, Spania ar fi cea mai misto tara in care sa lucrezi. Cine altcineva ar mai da minim 30 de zile de concediu pe an plus fiestas, plus puentes.
  • daca Barbie si-ar fi facut formatie dupa divortul de Ken, aceasta ar fi fost cu siguranta La oreja de Van Gogh (youtube it for  details). Eu nu cred ca se poate mai roz de atat.
  • comparativ cu “Cronica pasarii-arc“,  “Ion” al nostru ar parea ca sufera de anorexie.  Ma distreaza Murakami. Mai ales ca recidiveaza in “Kafka on the shore“. Carte pe care, again, no one gets. Ca dovada, pe un site dedicat cartii s-au pus peste 8000 de intrebari despre ce dracu’ e vorba. Murakami raspune la 1200 dintre intrebari si se ajunge la concluzia ca trebuie sa o citesti de cateva ori pentru a capata o oarecare perspectiva. Care oricum e variabila, in functie de ce vrei tu sa vezi. Cum ar zice spaniolul: jejeje.
  • Nietzsche isi spunea singur glume si se oprea pe strada sa rada, intr-atat se distra singur. I can relate to that.  E totusi o realizare sa fi propriul tau entertainer.
  • Eu cred ca ma indragostesc iarna. :|
  • There’s something off about girls over 1,80m. Dunno, something just doesn’t click in their body structure.

Alte chestii de saptamana asta:

  • M-am apucat sa citesc despre mitologia indiana. Am detectat o deficienta in domeniu si trebuie reparata. Se pare ca “Heinrich Zimmer-Mituri si simboluri in arta si civilizatia indiana” nu e cea mai indicata carte de inceput.  Cum imi notam si printre paginile cartii “Smart people tend to forget the world also has idiots”.  Una dintre cele mai mari probleme ale oamenilor destepti e ca nu stiu sa-si faca munca abordabila de common folks. Hmm…words for the people?
  • Am primit 2 harti cu Barcelona. One step closer to the goal.
  • Astept concertul NIN de saptamana viitoare. Am ganduri de genul “daca anuleaza in ultimul minut?!”. Hmm, cumva, cred ca e the greatest band we’ll never see again.
  • Gasit “Ghidul autostopistului galactic” redus la 24 de lei. Cumparat pe loc, alaturi de “American Gods” a lui Gaiman.
  • Adaugat card-ul pe Amazon. Next month comand Sarah Kane si Henry Miller.  Ciudat ca-mi vin din strainatate si tot imi ies mai ieftin decat daca le-as lua din Ro.

Ah da, best song I’ve heard this month. How do you kiss Maria?

PS: Damn, this turned out to be quite a long entry. *scratches head

Random thought #31

Posted in Random thoughts by daianara on July 12, 2009

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When your addiction in within hands reach, and you don’t give in, even though you want to, even though you think about it daily…are you strong? Are you better?

The pic has a very fitting name,  Hangover Hotel.

Melancolica moarte a baiatului stridie

Posted in The book shelf by daianara on July 12, 2009

Probabil cea mai draguta carte pe care am citit-o in ultima vreme. O colectie de povestioare/poezii scrise de Tim Burton (you may know him for Edward Scissor hands, one of the Batman movies, Sweeney Todd and an unhealthy obsession for Johnny Depp).

O carte micuta, subtire, overpriced, o citesti in mai putin de o ora fara nici un fel de probleme.  Si, dupa cum spune si titlul, melancolica.  Am stat, m-am gandit si m-am hotarat ca, desi se gaseste in intregime pe net, prefer sa o am, sa o rasfoiesc si sa-mi pot pune in practica ultima manie (lasat note de mana printre paginile cartilor pe care le citesc).

Pentru cei interesati, cartea intreaga se gaseste aici.

Mi-a placut in special Anchor Baby.

Anchor Baby

There was a beautiful girl
who came from the sea.
And there was just one place
that she wanted to be.

With a man named Walker
who played in a band.
She would leave the ocean
and come onto the land.

He was the one that she wanted the most.
And she tried everything
to capture this ghost.

But throughout all their lives
they never connected.
She wandered the earth
alone and rejected

She tried looking happy
she tried looking tragic,
she tried astral projecting,
sex, and black magic.

Nothing could join them,
except maybe one thing,
just maybe…
something to anchor their spirits….
They had a baby.

But to give birth to a baby
they needed a crane.
the umbilical cord
was in the form of a chain.

I t was ugly and gloomy,
and as hard as a kettle.
It had no pink skin,
just heavy gray metal.

The baby that was meant to bring them together,
just shrouded them both
in a cloud of foul weather.

So Walker took off
to play with the band.
And from that day on,
he stayed mainly on land.

And she was alone
with her gray baby anchor,
who got so oppressive
that eventually sank her.

As she went to the bottom,
not fulfilling her wish,
it was her, and her baby …
and a few scattered fish.

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Random thought #30

Posted in Random thoughts by daianara on July 9, 2009

What is the purpose of a relationship? And what happens when that purpose is served?

Sometimes the only sane answer to an insane world is insanity

Posted in Uncategorized by daianara on July 5, 2009

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Cand eram mica am scris o carte. E drept, nu avea decat 2 pagini, iar termenul de carte cu siguranta nu era cel mai potrivit, dar pe atunci o consideram opera vietii mele. Si David Duchovny era omul vietii mele, caci despre el scriam.

Ne-am despartit dupa Dosarele X si ne-am reintalnit la Californication. Cu parul ars de soarele californian si peroxidul hairdresserilor. Cu beer belly, sictirit, but still oozing sex. Prelungirea vietii in film, if you will.

David nu mai e omul vietii mele.  But I’ll always be fond of Spooky Mulder and Loud mouth Hank. He is, without a doubt, the beautiful man of my early teens.

PS: Original pic location.

Also, stiu ca am zis ca urmatoarea postare va fi despre Oscar Niemeyer but I’m only human. Putina rabdare ca vine. :)

Vibrating bouffons

Posted in Café de la Musique, Moving pictures, The book shelf by daianara on July 4, 2009

In ultimele 2 saptamani am bagat 3 carti una dupa alta, with less than satisfying results:

Mic dictionar pentru indragostiti-Xiaolu Guo Despite what it says in the presentation, nu-i amuzant, nici inteligent, nici macar dragut. M-a plictisit de moarte.

Filosofia Pentru Bufoni-Pedro Gonzalez Calero Merge, dar “Platon si ornitorincul” e net superioara.

How to talk to anyone-Leil Lowndes Mmm, ezit sa spun asta dar e o carte chiar ok, cu niste tips&tricks chiar decente despre networking&socializare. Normal, 60% e junk pe care nu o sa-l folosesti veci. Dar restul de 40% sunt niste trucuri, sfaturi, how to’s utile, as zice eu.

Cred ca mi-e dor sa citesc o carte de Pratchett. :)

In ultima luna am vazut fix 1 film (True Blood nu se pune pentru ca am vazut doar primele 2 episoade), luat dupa 4 zile de rugat ca acel 1 seed sa apara on-line. It’s called Vibrator. Made after a book.  Here are the best parts of it:

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Iar acum ma familiarizez cu Rava ca vreau sa merg sambata sa-i vad in pub.  Si-mi iau si boots in picioare, God damn it!! :D

Marriage: a scenario

Posted in Rants by daianara on July 3, 2009

Rumegam chestia asta azi-noapte si, intamplator, am avut pen&paper alaturi sa-mi surprind delirul. So, marriage…

Cum vade eu chestia asta: we meet, we date, we fuck. And it’s good. Daca intr-o stare reciproca de temporary insanity tu ma intrebi si eu zic “da” sper cu adevarat sa nu avem parte de lumanari de 5 kile, coroane pe cap si invartit in jurul mesei. Dar daca totusi se intampla sper ca macar unul dintre noi sa-i spuna individului imbracat ciudat : “Hey padre, chop chop, we’ve got a marriage to consume!”. Si sa fugim de acolo in oprobiul general pentru a ne cuibari pe un varf de munte.

 Numai de ce mi-e mie frica e ca doi oameni absolut superbi (1. stiu, sunt modesta; 2. I don’t date just anyone) sa un devina…banali. Cu rate, tapet, concedii la mare, sforaituri, hemoroizi si/sau bigudiuri. Fara timp alone, cu certuri pentru rahaturi cotidiene, cu obligatii de gatit, spalat si cusut sosete.

 Si deja cand ajung cu imaginatia in stadiul asta ma gandesc “Nesimtitul! Ce naiba am vazut la el?”. And file for divorce the following day.

 Acum descrierea e mai mult sau mai putin exagerata (cu siguranta voit) dar capteaza destul de bine panica pe care o simt cand aud cuvantul asta si scenariile pe care incep implicit sa le construiesc. Maybe it’s an age thing, I don’t know. But my opinion right now is in the lines of: if something works, don’t try to fix it. De curiozitate, o sa-mi pun un reminder pe scrijelitura asta pentru, sa zicem, 2 ani de acum.. It’ll be interesting to see if I’ve had a change of heart.

 PS: Ma intreba Creatrix de ce sunt asa de fascinata de evilness. Creatrixa, stii, m-am gandit. Nu-i evilness-ul cel care ma atrage ci nonconformismul condimentat bine cu sarm, inteligenta si o doza de insanity (singurul exemplu care imi vine acuma in minte e Heath Ledger as the Joker).