Weird Universe

Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

Shadows of Paragon:  Silentium

It's been way too long since we examined any Death Metal here. Or maybe, after you hear this, you'll say, "It's been just long enough, if not too soon!"

Turn your sound almost off first. Seriously. Don't be fooled by the melodic opener.

Why would anyone listen to this stuff voluntarily? Could your life really be so horrible that this music was uplifting?

Info on band.

Prince Arvebran

Maybe you would like to be friends with Prince Arvebran on Facebook. You could ask him what part of Narnia he comes from.

Marjani Forte

Do you think this person ever asks herself, "Why has my video achieved only 68 hits in three years?"

This new one below almost doubled that count in just two years though!

If you get to NYC quickly, you can catch her latest show.

As spectators gathered there on Wednesday, a woman in a wool coat and sneakers came gesticulating toward us, the courthouse as her backdrop. A vagrant evangelical, she preached about “His glory” and shouted at confused pedestrians — a convincing display of what New Yorkers habitually dismiss as “crazy.” Only her gauzy white veil, metallic body paint and a hovering cameraman gave her away as a performer.

World’s Biggest Cuckoo Clock


Schonach, Germany, is the heart and homeland of the cuckoo-clock industry. Two houses in fact have been transformed into giant cuckoo clocks to commemorate this.

Toxic Psalms

Just in case you can't discern the merits or purpose of this piece on your own, here is The New York Times to explain it all for you.

Bloem de Ligny: “Fingiecrookie”

Although part of a group that had a a chart-topping record, Bloem de Ligny has a solo career that produces music which is--how shall I say it?-- a little less easy on the ears.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Sep 15, 2014 | Comments (5)
Category: Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults


Yes, this is the 60s as nearly as I recall them.

If you like the trailer for Chappaqua, whole movie below.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Aug 30, 2014 | Comments (5)
Category: Addictions, Movies, 1960's, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults
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