Monthly archives of “July 2014

A July Mixtape

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I haven’t listened to a lot of new stuff in July.

provincia – bronson

Lara Martelli is back with a bold confessional song about the reality she’s trapped in as an artist.

everything works – miracle fortress

This is the song I will think of when remembering 2014. Even though it was released ages ago.

take me to church – sinead o’connor Read More

[concert] Charity Children + Alice Phoebe Lou in Berlin

This – in many senses – was a hot concert.

Charity Children were basically born in Berlin (at least artistically) and even though they’re so young (at least artistically) their loyal following was ready to sell out their Berlin show and occupy Kreuzbergian Club “Lido”.

Which leads to the less metaphorical sense of my first sentence.

Warmest week of the year + No air conditioning + Tons of people = A night (whose smell) I will never forget!

The opener was the shockingly good Alice Phoebe Lou, a young South African singer with a dense voice and good stuff to play.

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Watch out, Charity Children, ’cause you may end up opening her concerts sooner than you think!

Break in the smoking area, because lung cancer is better than locker room memories. Read More

Sleepsnacking – An Alarming Trend

The Disorder

The term Sleepsnacking indicates the uncontrollable urge to bolt down junk food while asleep.

Sleepsnackers can be completely unaware of their disease, sometimes for years.

Typical signs that a person might be a sleepsnacker are a subtle taste of chocolate, honey barbecue chips, Ben&Jerry Banana Ice Cream or peanut butter in their mouth upon awakening.

Sometimes even all of the above.

 

The Numbers

According to a Mongolian study, the number of people affected by Sleepsnacking has increased tremendously during the past 10 years and almost doubled itself in only five years.

The trend looks scary and unstoppable.

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Of course if we take out fictional characters like Liz Lemon or Ralph Winchester and anybody who’s not a celebrity (’cause why should we care?) the situation looks under control.

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Case Study Read More