Demystifying art: Afterword

Is this really new observation? As far as I know nobody has drawn a parallel between mystical views on artistic inspiration and treating art as an inherent good. On the other hand graphic artist, writers, animators and much more often work with clearly defined goals. In particular artist working in the fields of advertising, propaganda…

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Epic of the week 11: Telegraph Road by Dire Straits


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Exoplanet-3: Chapter 1


Our worst fears surrounding the colonisation of an unexplored planet have been proven false. Exoplanet-3 does exist and is of similar mass to Earth. The atmosphere’s CO2 is too high to breath safely for an extended period but we came prepared for that. What we didn’t anticipate is that the nearest thing to land the cartographers can find is the polar ice caps.

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Other places to find music online

The Metal Archives http://www.metal-archives.com A.K.A Encyclopedia Metallum This is a database of every metal band to have ever produced at least one album not matter how obscure and by far one of the most organised sites on the Internet. If a band isn’t in here it probably isn’t metal. Notable features include: Browse by sub-genre,…

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Demystifying art part 1

Recently I have been reflecting on the differences and parallels between ancient and modern meanings of the word art. The word was first used in Ancient Rome to mean practical skill and was derived an abbreviation of the Greek artizein meaning to prepare. The scope of this early definition covered everything from chariot driving to…

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Epic of the Week 10: Downfall and rebirth by Northland

WARNING: This song is considerably heavier than what I usually review.

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Epic of the week 09: Starship Trooper by Yes


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