The Nostalgia Series, vol. 5: New York I Love You, But You’re Bringing Me Down – LCD Soundsystem

“This is a city of eight million strangers,” my friend told me one lazy afternoon in my dorm, as we munched on kosher-salted popcorn and listened to sad music—feeding on our mutual emotionally masochistic tendencies. When I first listened to LCD Soundsystem’s “New York, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down,” I was taken back to what he said.

The Nostalgia Series, vol. 2: Pulp’s “Common People”

There’s something about Pulp’s “Common People” that still rings in the ears of modern listeners. And maybe it’s more relevant than ever now that change is ringing in the ears of every modern citizen—whether it is calling from the inside or echoing of other people’s voices for change. This spawns a significant wave of activism and its various methods.