Pastoral Genocide


Brian Eno – Ambient 1: Music for Airports.
June 23, 2008, 4:57 am
Filed under: Music | Tags: , , , , ,

Download Brian Eno’s “Ambient 1: Music for Airports.”

30,000 feet in the air. Suspended by technology and – unthinkably – steel and plastic and impenetrable glass. Crane your neck, look down. Through the emulsified strands of wispy cirrus clouds set against a backdrop of unimaginable blue – do you see it? The contours of the earth, the microscopically nondescript rug of green and brown, the checker board patterns of agriculture and history. Dots of towns and places. Places with doctors, preachers, murderers, mechanics. Do you see it? Do you really see it? Your eyes tell you that its unlimited. Your brain tells you its not. The world stretches out lazily before you with intimidating beauty. 30,000 feet in the air, time and sound are meaningless. A ceiling of azure masks the black above. You’re apart from everything. Can you feel it?

Advertisements

Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: