Published May 25, 2023
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When I listen to Liars’ 2012 album WIXIW especially the trancey musings of “Octagon,” its hyper electronic drums, plodding keyboard bass, Angus Andrew’s murmurings of “I thought, I’ll live, I always thought you” or whatever it is he’s saying, I feel that a hole has been ripped in time...
"This isn't a dry place but a dried place; this isn't a hot place but a heated place."
I’m alone in the kitchen when I double over. Moaning in protest, I grab the counter, though I know I’ll be dragged under.