July Mixtape

Oh dear July, how you’re bringing forth some excellent music into your early days. Some old, some new but a commonality lie in the ways these songs made my heart leap in joy, remain still in melancholia and bubble up my creative juices. Undeniably, it’s been a struggle to get creative,

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Most Romantic Song I Have Ever Heard

Photo: “Unpublished” Photo Exhibition, Kompas This particular song drags me straight into layers of music so exquisite until my heart literally aches from how beautiful it is. After some years of listening to it, I decided to stand by the title of this blog post and tell you all about it. Once you hear that synth keyboard in the intro, you might stifle a laugh because of its willingness to be reminiscent of soft-rock ballads back in the 80’s. Trust me, the first time I heard it, I thought it would be quite pretentious. However, it has always been successful in producing some intense goosebumps up my arm. At first listen, I haven’t the faintest idea of what it means but I felt at peace during those few minutes and […]

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Open Ears, Open Mind

So, what comes into your mind when I utter the word “DJ”? Yes, I know it’s not far from what comes across mine. There has been a stigma about DJ’s and I admit that I was one of those people that correlates DJing with flashy club goers and packed hard-to-breathe-and-talk atmospheres. Yet it could be merely the result of over-commercialization of electronic or house music. However recently, I’ve been actively introduced and now a liberated person when it comes to this type of music and I say that my perspective is entirely altered for the better. It really is a joy to have an open mind because you can and will come out so much more knowledgeable. From what I gathered is that these DJs refresh and insert a lot of charm into […]

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