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Sinking Under Fallen Skies (A song Lyric)

4 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments CharlesAldux

By: Charles Aldux A song lyric dedicated to my girlfriend set in the future 5/3/2022   Sinking Under Fallen Skies I’m sinking under fallen skies. Where all I see are your eyes. Will you be there to watch me die? The waters are still. As there is no w...

Songwriting In An Age Of Narco-Feminism

11 Apr 2022 9 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I was watching a documentary about "Narcocorridos" (drug ballads) a couple years ago, a phenomenon in Mexico where the artist is commissioned by the cartel to write songs about their exploits.  In an age in which no artists can make an independent li...

Peacocks in the Mud

1 Apr 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Peacocks in the Mud   God in Heaven, before I start, I want to thank You for healing my heart   if I’d never been broken I’d never have needed any repairs if I’d never been choken I might never have come up for air   *     *     *   Many times I’ve...

Saying Goodbye To The Carefree World Of Content Sluttery

19 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I have recently been made aware of the phenomenon of "monitoring spirits," a kind of spiritual surveillance by entities who don't have your best interests at heart.  This awareness has caused me to hesitate in posting new videos on YouTube.  Lately,...

Followers Are Creepy

13 Mar 2022 7 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I remember something Clint Eastwood once said in an interview, expressing his distaste for people who said they wanted to be actors instead of movie stars.  He said, "if you're working, there's no difference."  It's a refreshingly working-class attit...

Licking The Fist That Feeds

2 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

  Licking The Fist That Feeds   Is it because I’m alive that I want to take a dive off the brink of oblivion rather than living in a land where the houses built on sand and the churches built on quicksand?   From the privacy of their own cage, mecha...

Encouragement Or Enabling?

18 Feb 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

When it comes to the arts, I'm not a believer in over-encouragement.  I'm not in favor of discouragement, necessarily, but in this era of artistic relativism in which "anything is art because I say it's art," I think it's time to stop enabling artles...

Life is a Fabulous Dream

21 Jan 2022 8 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

I call them "sister albums."  Albums which are opposite sides of the same coin, usually made in tandem with each other, like twins.  Vampire Cats and Blinded By Faggots are sister albums.  So are Your Arms Inside Me and Is It For Real?  There are oth...

Rock & Roll Garage Sale

6 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

From now until Oct. 12th there will be a 50% off the entire discography sale.  Normally, the deal is $20 for 3 albums and $100 for the whole discography of 21 albums (20, actually, since my first album Angels on Fire is already available for free on...

Happiness Is Submission To God

3 Oct 2021 11 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Last week, I was kidnapped by members of the faculty of the Escuela de Cantautoristas de Pablo Smog in Veracruz, Mexico.  Some weird, dirty, unemployed-looking guys pointed their guitars in my face and shoved me in the back of a van and drove me into...