Midnight Street Watching//walking in the rain wearing only a bathrobe

Amon Tobin - Nightlife
Thom Yorke - Harrowdown Hill (The Bug Remix)
Aphex Twin - Raising the Titanic (Big Drum Mix) {Gavin Bryars}
Burial - Night Train
Concert Silence - 09.22.07 (part 05)

// downtempo.ambient.electronica. \\

Imagine running out of your house without socks on and your hair a mess, the outside air chilled from constant misting and an eternally inevitable hailstorm. You've left your keys behind that impenetrable gate you just shut, but it really doesn't matter. The pores on your face are opening in wild approval of the night air and your soul applauds with a slight hissing of steam that slips off of your lips as you breathe heavier - someone may see you.

"Close your eyes, let the rhythm get in to you."

It's OK if just this once you held out your hand to a stranger and asked him to lead you in a dance.
It's OK if just this once you forgot about your mother and didn't look either way before crossing.
It's OK if just this once you turned into a dark alley and started speaking in tongues to an audience of trash receptacles.
It's OK if just this once you didn't return home because you got lost swimming in the ocean of a city you never knew existed.

When you end up back in bed, you will sleep the most heavenly slumber that settles in only after living an intensity.


// illustration by ks \\

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

the great red snark