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Transition

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There will come a time in your life when you will ask yourself a series of questions.
Am I happy with who I am?
Am I happy with the people around me?
Am I happy with what I’m doing?
Am I happy with the way my life is going?
Do I have a life or am I just living?
Do not let these questions strain or trouble you just point yourself in the direction of your dreams find your strength in the sound and make your transition.

Do not spend to much time thinking and not enough doing.
Did I try the hardest at any of my dreams?
Did I purposely let others discourage me when I knew I could?
Will I die never knowing what I could have been or could of done?
Do not let these doubts restrain or trouble you just point yourself in the direction of your dreams.
Find your strength in the sound and make your transition.

There will be people who say you can’t – you will.
There will be people who say you don’t mix this with that and you will say “watch me”.
There will be people who will say play it safe, that’s to risky – you will take that chance and have no fear.
You wont let these questions restrain or trouble you.
You will point yourself in the direction of your dreams.
You will find the strength in the sound and make your transition.

For those who know its time to leave the house and go back to the field.
Find your strength in the sound and make your transition.

–The Unknown Writer
(Underground Resistance – Transition)

 

Requiem for Detroit

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Requiem for Detroit

This is a documentary film about the decay and industrial collapse of the city of Detroit, Michigan, USA. This recording was shown on the BBC.

Its an illustration of the what the so called American Dream actually looks likes and shows the mesmerizing abandoned buildings. There aren’t many places in the world where you can see disused skyscrapers and upmarket hotels. The images are sad, nostalgic, intriguing and beautiful all at the same time. A few photographers have taken pictures of all the abandoned buildings in the city and there are some fantastic images. I particularly like the images where nature has reclaimed the buildings. It reminds us about how temporary our hold on the planet is. The film also touches on the urban gardening/farming movement that’s taken hold in the city which takes advantage of nature reclaiming the abandoned spaces which I think is brilliant. It also covers a bit of the car design, I particularly like the art deco, futuristic designs, all glamour and style.

My only criticism of the film is the over use of the breaking glass image and  sound effect, it’s too overblown, crass and needlessly provocative.

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