What was it like when you found out the news that Rostam won’t be in the band anymore?
CT: I had heard that, I’d knew that for a while. I
personally felt bummed, I sorta liked the idea of the classic phase
being the only phase, the original member sort of thing. Would never put
things in his mouth or speak to the reasons why he made that decision. I
feel like he had sort of said and brought it up and after this point
had more serious talks and heard about it; I love that guy, I hope he
does very well, and like I said I just saw him play and he seemed really
happy on stage, but yeah that’s all i could ever hope for.
If you look at the tapes from - if you check the books on Bonnaroo ‘14,
well then I was getting a little emotional that show because that was
fresh for me, and you know this is maybe revealing a little too much,
but I’m a bit of a crier, straight up. I just remember playing that show
being like “fuck, man”, like this is weird, this thing has been a
constant and like this governing factor for my entire adult life is
gonna change and like change is weird and change can be painful, and you
know, even when there’s nothing you can do about it and even if it’s
the right choice for everyone involved. I don’t think I shed
tears but I definitely was like feelin’ it. I was feelin’ it. So I have
no idea what exists from that show in a video sense. But at this point
that was now 2+ years ago, like he’s doing his thing, everyone’s doing
their own respective things, there’s still a lot of collective stuff to
come, but you know I think Rostam’s happy and he’s doing what he wants
and that’s all I would want for him.
On a fine but decidedly chilly spring day, Algy perched on a mass of slimy seaweed, watching the tide come in. He was intrigued by the increasing flow of clear water through a sandy channel between the rocks. With each tiny wave the ripples advanced a little further and the drying seaweed got a wee bit wetter and more colourful again. Algy knew that in a few moments more he would have to hop into the air, if he didn’t want his legs and tail feathers drenched with salty water, and he wondered just how long he could wait… He was reminded of a haiku by Buson:
The spring sea all day ebb and flow ebb and flow
Algy wishes you all a beautiful, calm and peaceful weekend xoxo
[Algy is quoting a translation of a haiku by the 18th century Japanese master Yosa Buson.]
let’s dance to joy division and celebrate the irony // listen
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For those of you that don’t know, today is the day that the last episode of Young Justice takes place. So, I made this tribute for it. I came up with the idea just two days ago so I almost killed myself trying to finish it on time. Some parts you can tell I was really rushing.
All the drawings in this video were made by me and I edited it myself. The song is Photograph by Ed Sheeran, and its on my Spitfire playlist!