The Bechdel Test, a popular test for analysing the portrayal of women in movies, falls short of being the ideal parameter to judge movies by. The importance of the issue calls for a closer look at the test and efforts to improve on it.
This week in iambic instincts, we present a poem about looking at an object and talking about it while implicity drawing parallels to being hurt as a human being.
In the summer of 2000, The Real Slim Shady took the world of hip-hop by storm with his second major studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP. The angry blonde from Detroit confronted his detractors head-on with this piece of lyrical genius. Read on for more.
This week, iambic instincts presents the tragic tale of a boy separated from his guitar. Bonds of love need not only be formed between living things.
This latest installment of our poetry series, iambic instincts, features a poem about defence mechanisms, and how things from the past continue to define and dictate our behaviour.
In this article, we reflect on the illustrious career of Soundgarden, the band who took the throne of grunge royalty right alongside Nirvana, and carried on the baton following Kurt’s demise. With a vast discography spanning six albums, each bringing something unique to the table, it was arguably their ‘90s releases that produced the most unforgettable classics.
The British pop duo, Seafret, burst into the acoustic music scene with their debut full-length album ‘Tell Me It’s Real’ in 2016. The band quickly took over the indie pop music scene with their soft, passionate, and earnest music that never fails to strike a chord with the listener. Here’s a look at their debut album and all the soulful music they have to offer.
Time. A subject that has plagued us from the very beginning of our existence. Though mankind acquiring the skill to measure time appears to be a godsend, all it really did was set us up for our own downfall. Life as we know it would
Signify (1996) By: Afridi Majeed True to its name, ‘Signify’ foretold a shift in tides for Porcupine Tree—not only in terms of musical direction— but also in the songwriting process as a whole. No longer was it merely a moniker under which Steven Wilson released
To their followers, Porcupine Tree aren’t merely a music group. Their art is a way of life. A treasure that enriches the soul, one cannot expect it to waltz its way into your world. If fulfillment is what you crave, you must delve beyond the