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  • starsandsteelandbrokenglass
    08.05.2021 - 1 hour ago

    Retellings Ranked: Snow White

    More fairytale retellings! Though never my favorite as a child, I’ve come to appreciate the story more as I got older. As always, I’m here to provide my thoughts. (Please don’t come after me for rating your favorite retelling badly, reading is subjective, etc. Post periodically updated.) 

    A Good Time! 

    The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman- This is sort of cheating because this is a Snow White/Sleeping Beauty crossover, so I’ll probably list it in both. A short novella with beautiful art by Chris Riddell, a nice twist on the magic kiss. 

    Forest of a Thousand Lanterns + Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao- Duology that presents both the backstory of the Evil Queen and the subsequent story of Snow White. Gorgeous world and prose in both books. I actually liked the first better (unusual for me as I’m not that into villain origin stories), but both very true to the story, with a fresh voice. 

    Winter by Marissa Meyer- Fourth in a series, which I actually liked more in the later books. Fairytales in space--sort of. In a futuristic sci-fi setting that has space elements. Snow White isn’t the only fairytale in play here, but she gets a spot in the limelight in this book, and it’s for the better. 

    Pros/Cons

    Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi- Puts fairytale tropes in a realistic historical setting, and brings Snow White into discussion of race, which is very neat. (And something I would love people to play with more!) Left me feeling unfulfilled at the end, unfortunately, and some questionable choices about trans rep (in my uninformed, cisgender opinion). Really interesting character dynamics though. 

    Six Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente- Western style Snow White, which is such a cool concept. Also, a half-Native (Crow, I believe), Snow White, which has a lot of potential especially to talk about beauty standards, which I think this at least touches on. But I believe Valente is white and I’m not sure that narrative should be told by white voices. Don’t remember anything terrible in terms of representation, but I suspect it was probably not the best-done rep either. 

    I Don’t Remember Anything, But I Did Rate it 3/5 Stars

    Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust- WLW Snow White and Stepmother-Daughter solidarity! Unfortunately did not make much of an impression on me. But I did rate it 3 stars. 

    Snow: A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by Tracy Lynn- Cheating again because technically I rated this 4 stars. But I remember very little. Pretty sure I liked her relationship with the dwarves? A mystery. 

    Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen- Snow White in Appalachia. I wrote a whole review and I still don’t remember anything about this one, regrettably. 

    ...Pass

    The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine- Not necessarily bad, but I felt like there wasn’t really anything new in this retelling. (Which is weird because the Snow White character actually had magic.) The characters behaved pretty much as expected and I was sort of bored. First in a series which I have not read any more of. 

    The Fairest Beauty by Melanie Dickerson- I’m gonna be honest, I don’t know why I read so many of Melanie Dickerson’s fairytale retellings. I didn’t really like them. They were uh...boring, no offense. And religious, which is fine but not really my vibe. 

    Want more of my thoughts? Check out Retellings Ranked: Classical Mythology, Cinderella

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  • comradekatara
    08.05.2021 - 3 hours ago
    #sokka dubbed it Worm Time #naturally #the gaang and #toph #poor suki :( #toph does not enjoy being a third wheel tho!!! #also no this isnt rly Ranked #other than sokka is first and mai is last #lmfao#asks#sapiosexualdavidcage
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  • leagueoflegends-confessions
    08.05.2021 - 3 hours ago

    I love Ranked, and I really want to see how high I can climb (Silver III right now). But it’s really hard when teammates give up four minutes in or forget everything they ever knew about strategy when they see someone make a mistake and decide to dedicate the rest of their lives to making a big deal out of said mistake. I must be getting better, as I’m getting yelled at less nowadays, but I’m getting really discouraged by the toxic community. I am at least one whole division lower than my IRF friends, and I don’t want them to ”boost” me by playing duo with them. IDK what to do.

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  • doedipus
    08.05.2021 - 5 hours ago

    got tagged by @roseofcards90 to list 10 favorite female characters from different works (with visual aids!)

    I'm going to creatively interpret "female" to suit my taste in characters, and none of you can stop me

    top row: kei yuuki (moyashimon), mamizou futatsuiwa (touhou), hato (aka midori) (genshiken)

    middle row: rei ayanami (that time you got in trouble for pulling the fire alarm at school), haruko haruhara (flcl)

    other middle row: nanami (utena), izutsumi (dungeon meshi)

    bottom row: kim pine (scott pilgrim), lambdadelta (umineko), alpha (yokohama kaidashi kikou)

    I like girls with complicated relationships with gender and shitty girls who scheme

    and kim pine.

    idk who to tag for this. uhhhh @hypdadaist @liathepenguinologist@philanthropy-lite @fishmech

    #chain letters #competitive ranked lists
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  • evshift
    08.05.2021 - 10 hours ago

    9 Cheapest Electric Motorcycles w/ Highway Speed Capability (Ranked by Pricing and Range)

    evshift.com

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  • prentissbians
    08.05.2021 - 18 hours ago

    so mr scratch dies right because i see his pointy ass and i want him wiped off the face of the earth

    #text#cm #ranked in ‘episodes that made me more uncomfortable than usual’
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  • starsandsteelandbrokenglass
    08.05.2021 - 19 hours ago

    Retellings Ranked: Cinderella

    As a huge fairytale fan, I read a lot of retellings, and Cinderella is a classic. Here are my thoughts on those retellings! (Please don’t come after me for rating your favorite retelling badly, reading is subjective, etc. Post periodically updated.) 

    A Good Time! 

    Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine- We all love the movie, and the book is excellent too! Meant for a slightly younger audience, if I remember correctly, but carries a lot of the same themes as the movie, though I can’t remember exactly how close the plot follows. 

    Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell- Steampunk-esque, inventor Cinderella! A move away from the focus on romance! Some social justice metaphors that are possibly more dicey than I remember but worked pretty well as far as my memory extends. Slow-paced, and does actually do some new things with the story. 

    Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly- Possibly the most interesting take on the stepsisters that I’ve seen, without villainizing Cinderella (if I remember correctly), which was neat. Wide variety of female characters so there’s not one box they’re put into, which is a good time. 

    Pros/Cons

    Ash by Malinda Lo- WLW Cinderella! Love to see it! And reasonably well done. My biggest problem with this one was that it felt like it could’ve been a lot more fleshed out in almost every aspect (characters, world, plot). But it was still a good read, very classic, had good themes and messages about love and grief. 

    Cinder by Marissa Meyer- First in a series, of which I actually preferred some of the later books. Cybernetic Cinderella, which is very cool, and blends fairytales with sci-fi in extremely neat ways. Does not do a great job with diversity, but does sort-of try. 

    I Don’t Remember Anything, But I Gave it 3/5 Stars

    Before Midnight by Cameron Dokey- Arguably belongs in the category above because I actually rated it 4/5 stars but I truly remember nothing. I enjoyed it I guess. 

    ...Pass

    The Ugly Stepsister by Ava Ling- Honestly I don’t remember much about this, but I only rated it 2 stars. Pretty sure the characterization was flat and the concept kinda cheesy, which can work, but didn’t here. 

    Sinful Cinderella by Anita Valle- This is largely on me because I knew I wouldn’t like this and I definitely only read it because it was free on iBooks and I didn’t have access to any new physical books while I was abroad. Anyway, Cinderella is edgy and Bad I guess. So is this novella. 

    The Captive Maiden by Melanie Dickerson- Cinderella but with Christian heavy themes. In this category partly for being kinda heavy-handed with the “God is the answer” moral but honestly mostly for doing pretty much nothing new with the story. 

    The Stepsister’s Tale by Tracy Barrett- Barrett shows up with some frequency on my retellings list and never seems to make it very high. Sorry, ma’am, I think your style just might not vibe with me. I remember this mostly being boring. And pushing the role reversal a little too hard. (Though we do love to see eventual female solidarity.) 

    Want to see more of my thoughts? Check out Retellings Ranked: Classical Mythology

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  • lydiaalin
    08.05.2021 - 22 hours ago
    #not gonna mention the nerfs (they butchered our girl lifeline) #but also I hate how they lock the map for a whole WEEK with every event/new addition #like you can still showcase those with rotating maps #as much as I like olympus I don't wanna play only that for a week #i was excited for world's edge but i ain't going into ranked aaa
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  • iamqueerandiamhere--probably
    07.05.2021 - 23 hours ago

    i just realized that not only does jason tood have mommy issues + daddy issues but also ×2

    #raised #like his bio dad and the mom who raised him #his bio mom #and bruce #like what the fuck #overall his best relationship was with the mom who him #and she was a drug addict who died when he was 9 or some shit #i dont use theyr names because i dont know them #his relationship with bruce isnt ranked as the best because he was kind of brainwashed to hate him #not really tho #he wanted to kill the guy for a while #and they didnt talk far a few years #cause jason was..u know...dead #and also jason killed pepole and bruse wasnt happy with that #and also™️ bruce didnt kill pepole and jason wasnt ok with that #jason tood#bruce wayne#batman #jason tood has daddy issues #and mommy issues #×2
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  • tebasaki-chickeb
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago

    y’all know what mode it is

    clam blitz

    #i haven’t been able to play any other ranked mode in ages help #callie txt
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  • fierybuttex
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago
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  • zalewaves
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago

    playing poker in spanish class? its more common than you think.

    #mans ranked each spanish verb and conjugation and everything #gambling for lollipops #this spanish class is my favorite class istg #he’s a really cool teacher <3
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  • visenyatargaryen
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago

    Oh the game 🤡

    #alessia talks #he ranked dr*ke higher than andre 3k #girl what are you doing #rappers nowadays have NO TASTE
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  • lovejustforaday
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago

    Sonic Youth Albums Ranked (Part 3)

    6. Sister (1987)

    Main Genres: Noise Rock, Alternative Rock, Post-Punk

    A decent sampling of: Experimental Rock

    This is the first LP in the Sonic Youth discography accessible enough to be labelled a true ‘Alternative Rock’ record. It’s still rough around the edges, but Sister is full of catchy hooks and thrilling guitar sounds. I feel like this record and Daydream Nation probably went on to spawn at least 200 new alternative rock bands by the time the 90s came around (not that I was there to see it or anything, just speculation).

    Sister deserves a lot of credit for solidifying on tracks like “Catholic Block” and “Stereo Sanctity” what would become the dominant formula for the band’s sound throughout most of the rest of their discography. I think that's part of the reason why this is Sonic Youth’s second most acclaimed and beloved record. Perhaps some fans would even be downright offended that I only put this at #6 on the list, but trust me when I say that this is only because the band has made so many fantastic records. In fact, for most bands, this would easily be their greatest record.

    I can still remember the first time I heard the opening to “Schizophrenia”, I had never heard anything quite like it. The guitars sound upbeat yet worn out and dejected, making me feel isolated and almost spiritually weak when I listen to this track, yet somehow also comforted. The song is partially inspired by Kim’s older brother who has schizophrenia, though the roles are reversed in this song with a brother whose sister is schizophrenic. It’s a deeply fascinating and memorable piece, and I can see why many fans consider this to be a top five Sonic Youth track.

    Most of the rest of Sister is very scratchy and punkish with some very tight guitar work, like “Catholic Block” which boasts one of my favourite melodic riffs in the Sonic Youth canon. There’s also “Hot Wire My Heart”, another major highlight and a cover of the obscure British punk band Crime, where Sonic Youth takes their song and upgrades the guitars and drums while also adding a bold wall of feedback at the end.

    Then there’s “Pacific Coast Highway”, a completely sickening song and one of Kim’s very finest moments as a lyricist and vocalist. This haunting noise rock jumble tells the story of either a unhinged stranger, or perhaps a resentful ex-lover, who is obsessively catcalling the listener from their car, with the not-so-subtle implication that you’re all by yourself somewhere and that this person intends to harm you. I have no idea if this was written about a personal experience, but I do know from listening to their voices that this is something many women have either gone through or live in perpetual fear of. Seriously fucked up stuff, but also one of Sonic Youth’s very best tracks.

    "Cotton Crown” is an odd one out in the Sonic Youth discography; an uncharacteristically sincere but still off-kilter love song that Kim and Thurston sing as a duet. Their voices are a bit out of tune with each other, but i think that honestly fits the Sonic Youth aesthetic and it’s sweet in its own quirky way, although very bittersweet decades later with hindsight about the fate of their relationship. Sort of a noise rock lullaby almost, maybe even with hints of early shoegaze.

    Sister does a really good job of taking the seemingly juxtaposing ideas of the ‘fun’ and the ‘grotesque’ and fuses them together. This album is both largely exciting and still somehow alienating and depressive. It’s textbook Sonic Youth, really. I will say that the best tracks are clustered together with a noticeably weaker middle portion, but really this is still a consistently great record throughout. Altogether, Sister is one of the many entries in the band’s discography from 1986 through 1990 where Sonic Youth could basically do no wrong. A classic record.

    9/10

    highlights: “Pacific Coast Highway”, “Schizophrenia”, ‘Catholic Block”, “Cotton Crown”, “Hot Wire My Heart”, “Beauty Lies in the Eye”

    5. A Thousand Leaves (1998)

    Main Genres: Noise Rock, Experimental Rock

    A decent sampling of: Alternative Rock, Post-Rock, Neo-Psychedelia

    I’m just gonna say this now: A Thousand Leaves is by far Sonic Youth’s most underrated record. It’s also the last truly amazing record that the band ever put out. Maybe it’s just the bizarre choice of an album cover that turns people off of this LP. Really, what the hell were they going for here with the minimalist hamster vibes? The beautiful title really suggests something a lot more visually stunning.

    In all seriousness though, I feel like nobody talks about this one because it’s overshadowed by its predecessor Washing Machine, but if there’s one area that this record exceeds above all other Sonic Youth LPs, it’s that it perfectly captures that mellow feeling that the later Sonic Youth albums were inclined towards. Not a lot of Sonic Youth records put me at ease like this one does.

    Likewise, this is maybe the most ‘feel-good’ record in their discography along with Murray Street. But where Muray Street is something you could put on in the background and enjoy pretty modestly, A Thousand Leaves is a largely experimental, out-of-body experience that pulls you into its surreal, flowery, evergreen world.

    “Contre Le Sexism” is a perfect opener for this kind of record; this quiet daze of a waking dream is both dainty and delirious, alluding to Alice in Wonderland with Kim’s vocals never before sounding so gentle and bright. I swear I start to hear a door creak at the end. Maybe that’s the sound of stepping out into the rest of A Thousand Leaves.

    What follows immediately after is “Sunday” which is actually one of the band’s poppiest moments, making it somewhat of an outlier on this highly avant-garde and immersive record, but the warm spring vibes of the melody fits right in. The wall of sound introduced during the bridge is a soft mesmerizing bliss more akin to a band like My Bloody Valentine, if not for the tiny distant screeches of atonality whirling around here and there. As a big fan of both bands, I’m all for this kind of sound.

    “Wildflower Soul” is easily one of the best things Sonic Youth has ever written. Endless amounts of creativity are poured into this nine minute noise rock acrobatics performance along with a lyrical ode to love, nature, and childhood. The vibes of this one are really quite jaw-dropping given the fact that these are the same guys who wrote “Schizophrenia” and “Death Valley ‘69″. There’s such unison and harmony in the band’s performance here as they switch between different bpm and even time signatures, and the usage of the heavy phaser effect towards the end sounds nothing short of godlike. "Wildflower Soul” almost feels like an entire album experience in one song, and I’m beyond impressed every time I listen to it.

    This makes for a hard act to follow, but A Thousand Leaves still has plenty of other highlights. “French Tickler” is a strange and satisfying track that switches back and forth between a playful melody and churning, stretchy distortion. “Karen Koltrane” is a murky but textured portrait of Lee Renaldo’s ex-girlfriend, who got addicted to hallucinogens and became heavily withdrawn from the rest of the world. “Snare, Girl” is a soothing spell where Thurston sounds like he’s trying to coax the listener into a never-ending slumber.

    My only real complaint here is “Hits of Sunshine (For Allen Ginsberg)”, a lackadaisical jam session that sounds cool enough, but really overstays its welcome given the lack of development it achieves over its eleven minute run time. It’s a nice piece to vibe to, but it very noticeably disrupts the album’s flow. Take this one track away entirely, or even just edit it down severely, and this would probably be a 10/10 record for me.

    Still, wow what a cool album. A Thousand Leaves is a great example of why I respect this band so much. Even this late into their career, Sonic Youth were willing to try so many new bizarre things while also building judiciously upon the foundations of their past work with great attention to detail. I wouldn’t recommend most people start with this one, it’s definitely a bit more challenging especially if you haven’t listened to some other really weird experimental rock records. But once you’re in the right headspace for it, it’s easy to get almost completely lost in A Thousand Leaves.

    9/10

    highlights: “Wildflower Soul”, “Sunday”, “French Tickler”, “Karen Koltrane”, “Snare, Girl”, “Contre Le Sexism”, “Heather Angel”

    4. Goo (1990)

    Main Genres: Noise Rock, Alternative Rock

    A decent sampling of: Experimental Rock, Post-Punk

    Goo was my very first Sonic Youth album, and I can definitely still feel some of the old teenage angst that I had at the time whenever I listen to this one. What probably adds to that feeling is the fact that this along with Daydream Nation is one of the two albums in the band’s discography that I’d say possesses a great deal of immediacy. Albums like Sister and A Thousand Leaves are a bit more subtle and they take a while to be fully digested. But this one, this one hit me like a brick wall.

    Between “Tunic (Song For Karen)”, “Kool Thing”, and “Cinderella’s Big Score”, Goo is above all others the Sonic Youth record where Kim Gordon is really the star of the band, featuring not one but three of her most captivating songs. Likewise, I would also say that this is Sonic Youth’s most overtly feminist and socially conscious record.

    I don’t know if anybody else feels this way, but to me the opener “Dirty Boots” really does sound like “Teen Age Riot” part 2. That’s not a bad thing of course, Sonic Youth making more songs like “Teen Age Riot” could never be a bad thing, and “Dirty Boots” is definitely one of the highlights of Goo with its massive build up of kinetic energy. That being said, I do have to say that I don’t think any song could do this particular kind of album opener better than “Teen Age Riot” already does it, but I still really do enjoy “Dirty Boots”.

    “Tunic (Song For Karen)” is one of Sonic Youth’s most poetic and poignant songs. Kim’s sing-talking voice is even more solemn than usual as she takes on a surreal retelling of the final days of drummer/pop star pioneer Karen Carpenter from her perspective, highlighting the severity of her loneliness and the criminal negligence of many of the people around her who let her succumb to her eating disorder. Set to a backdrop of stark and droning alternative rock, I would say that this is possibly the band’s most depressing moment and certainly one of the biggest statements that they ever made.

    A lot of the rest of Goo is actually pretty fun though. “Kool Thing” features Chuck D on guest vocals, and its a funny sarcastic take down of the subjugation of women’s voices in supposedly liberated spaces like the world of rock and hip hop, inspired by the time Kim interviewed L.L. Cool J and attempted to have a political conversation. The song mocks L.L.’s attitude towards women while also poking fun at Kim’s own self-perceived elitism. There’s also “Mote”, a sensational head rush that dissolves into noise rock weird-isms, sorta recreating the feeling of going from buzzed to totally black out.

    “Mildred Pierce” is almost a practical joke but I kind of love the hell out of it anyway. A short track with lyrics consisting only of the song’s title, it starts with the band getting into a nice little riff before (without warning) bursting into a hardcore punk cacophony as Thurston screams the name over and over into the listener’s ears. Made me jump the first time I heard it.

    And then there’s “Cinderella’s Big Score”. If “Schizophrenia” vaguely hinted at Kim’s estranged relationship with her older brother, then “Cinderella’s Big Score” confronts it dead on. Featuring some of the band’s most totally insane and disfigured guitar work ever, this song sounds harsh and militant, like the dawn of a nuclear cataclysm. It’s very hard to believe that Kim is 37 years old here; she reverts to sounding exactly like a hurt teenage little sister, rebelling against her childhood trauma and lashing out at her brother’s past bullying and now his cold indifference towards her.

    The song grapples with some very painful emotions, but the experience is raw and cathartic. “Cinderella’s Big Score” is definitely somewhere in Sonic Youth’s top 10 tracks for me; it just doesn’t get any realer than this. Honestly, the record could’ve ended here. I like “Titanium Expose” enough as a closer, but this would’ve made a really powerful and lasting impression to end the album.

    Despite that, Goo is an excellent Sonic Youth record that demonstrates just how much the band had mastered their craft after a decade of making all sorts of noises. Obviously I’m biased since it was my own first Sonic Youth record, but I really do feel like this is the very best place to start with the band. Goo is one of their more melodic and accessible offerings, but it’s also one of their most provocative records and it really captures the essence of Sonic Youth’s identity.

    9/10

    highlights: “Cinderella’s Big Score”, “Tunic (Song For Karen)”, “Mote”, “Kool Thing”, “Dirty Boots”, ‘Mildred Pierce”

    3. EVOL (1986)

    Main Genres: Noise Rock, Experimental Rock, Post-Punk

    A decent sampling of: No Wave, Alternative Rock

    If Bad Moon Rising was bleak and desolate, than EVOL is disturbed, uncanny, and deeply paranoid. Sonic Youth’s third record evokes the feeling of being all alone at midnight on a sketchy highway, complete with mental images of flickering street lights and looming shadowy figures. I mentioned earlier that I have to be in the right mood to enjoy Bad Moon Rising, but this record puts me in the right mood almost instantly whenever I put it on.

    EVOL isn’t exactly a no wave album like their first two records. The highly experimental influence is still there, but the arrangements are starting to sound fuller and more intentional.

    You could say that this LP marks somewhat of a transitional phase between Sonic Youth the no wave band and Sonic Youth the alternative rock band, and in many respects it has the best of both worlds. There’s a few catchy darker alternative rock songs here and there, sandwiched between tracks that could best be described as ‘mad scientist’ music, which altogether creates a varied and unique album experience.

    “Tom Violence“ immediately establishes the tone of EVOL with crooked, scraping flashes of post-punk guitars. This track reminds me of heads hung low, bodies slouched uncomfortably, and the feeling of being completely wide awake at 2:00 am. There’s something very unfriendly that lurks beneath the dissonance of these sounds.

    If “Tom Violence” is uneasy, then “Shadow of A Doubt” is an auditory nightmare, managing to capture something akin to the fear of being watched by an unknown stranger hiding in the shadows. Notes are gently plucked like icy cold fingers slowly crawling up the listener’s back while Kim whispers about murder plots and oneirophrenia. The “just a dream” lyrical motif is first uttered reassuringly, but eventually turns into a desperate plea as Kim begins to shout frantically and the music intensifies.

    The album dials down the spook factor a few notches with “Starpower” and “In The Kingdom #19″. The former is an early example of Sonic Youth’s ability to combine melodic hooks with meandering chaos that would become refined on the next few LPs, while the latter features Lee’s first solo vocals (and one of his best) reciting a lucid, jet black vision of a car accident. Thurston threw firecrackers into the recording studio when they did Lee’s vocals on this track and you can hear it in the recording, and just like “Mildred Pierce” it really caught me off guard the first time I heard it.

    “Secret Girl” is the scariest fucking thing in the whole Sonic Youth discography, and also just one of the scariest songs I’ve ever heard. It starts with a deep shuddering thud that sounds like it’s getting closer and closer. Then out of nowhere, a cassette-recording of an old detuned piano starts to play a simple, unnerving refrain while Kim offers a cryptic and uncomfortably suggestive spoken word piece. It feels like a scene that might play out in a horror film, where a television screen comes on by itself and the person on the screen begins to talk directly to the viewer.

    Finally, there’s “Expressway To Yr Skull” (alternatively titled “Madonna, Sean, and Me”), which would be my #1 Sonic Youth album closer if not for the #1 album on this list. That being said, this song is still surely one of the biggest highlights of the band’s career. "Expressway To Yr Skull” starts off restless and spectacular, leading up to an utterly earth-shaking climax, and then it’s as if the song promptly dies, only to become a lingering undead entity that pulls you down with it. I still can’t get over how the ending really manages to sound like it’s dragging you down further and further into its barren depths.

    To add to that, there’s actually a locked groove on the original vinyl release of this LP that plays the last little bit of “Expressway To Yr Skull”, meaning that if you let the needle sit there, it will forever loop that last little bit of droning at the end of the track. I really appreciate this little detail; it’s as if the pervasive darkness of EVOL is so encompassing that it could turn into a deep midnight that never ends.

    EVOL is honestly so close to being a 10 for me, but just like Sister I find that it is decently weaker towards the middle. Still, I’m absolutely enamored with the atmosphere on this album. No gothic rock record has ever managed to sound so deeply unsettling to my ears like this little experimental record does. You really just have to experience this one for yourself. Honestly, don’t be surprised if in a year or two I’ve changed my mind and bumped this one to a 10.

    9/10

    highlights: “Expressway To Yr Skull”, “Shadow Of A Doubt”, “Tom Violence”, “Secret Girl”, “In The Kingdom #19″, “Starpower”

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  • bssvgamer
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago
    #gamer#gaming#bssv gamer #free fire clash squad ranked #freefire #garena free fire #trending#youtube gaming #free fire gamer #tumblr#Youtube
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  • talkfastcal
    07.05.2021 - 1 day ago
    #the only reason why no idea got ranked higher than cover girl is because it’s a cover of an all time low song SKDJDJJD #also invisible omg I forgot about her 🥺 #asks#ask games
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  • 1deaths
    06.05.2021 - 1 day ago

    gotta srsly stop making presentations ranking stuff when im bored

    #i just ranked all of this year's esc men........ why did i do this to myself
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  • datingtipshealthy
    06.05.2021 - 2 days ago

    Try the following 7 foods during pregnancy

    Studies have shown that eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy can help maintain your baby's physical and mental health.

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  • xbloodsoakedx
    06.05.2021 - 2 days ago
    [Weirdo watch] | @rebirth-txstament-project​

    Today is one of them days where she regrets getting out of bed.

    “... Can we go back to bed? Today is to fucking draining to stay up.”

    #rebirthtxstamentproject #| Violent Violet - God Hunter | #| Accelerator - 1st ranked Level 5 the Strongest | #『The Universe's Strongest Power Couple - VioletxAccelerator』 #-CRACK!DO YOU WAT SOME FCKN COCANIE?- #she just wants to go back to bed #XD
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  • clumsyclifford
    06.05.2021 - 2 days ago
    #the only thing that matters is apparently a kitchen song! #but it doesn't romanticize it so i can't put it on the playlist #fiancee anon#anonymous#ask#answered #so eta: i listened to 6/8 after posting this and had to move it lower #apparently i misremembered #this song does not do it for me nearly as much as the otehrs #others*
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