So we (and by that I mean my husband) took this painting and put it through a program to hear what it sounded like. We slowed it down and the sound was similar to eerie crickets or aliens, with a faint extra frequency in the background that sort of had an ethereal sound, hence the name.
Have I told you I love the movie Labyrinth yet? Of course I have. That's the first thing I put on when I picked up my first brush.
I have been a David Bowie fan since I was a kid. But not in the way you think. I admit that I really am not very familiar with much of his music. And he has a lot! Don't get me wrong though, I love his music. Except the song 'Space Oddity', that one gives me chills to the very core of my being and I don't really know why.
The movie was my first introduction to him and wow was he awesome. (He may be the reason that I have always had an attraction to Goth-type men. Or punk men that wear makeup. And men with long hair....) I remember holding up the microphone to the tv speakers to record the music onto a cassette, I was enthralled by all of it.
And it was him, and all that he stood for that I loved, that I felt a kinship to. So when he died, much of the beauty of the man was gone and we mourned the loss of a driving…