Saturday, September 21, 2019

Soundtrack for Ballad of a Slopsucker

Two Soundgarden songs. A song from the singer I would have loved to make it out with more than any other. Two film theme songs. My all-time favorite metal instrumental. A song from my homeboy de Arequipa. An iconic 90s rap song straight outta Oakland. This is the soundtrack for my short story collection.

“Mailman” – Soundgarden

A Pedestrian Question
“Theme from Ghost World” – David Kitay

El Cenote
“De Cara a la Pared” – Lhasa de Sela

Paint It Chantrea
“Paint It Black” – The Standells

Disaster at a Wake
“Otro Trago” – Cholo Berrocal

My Afternoon with Jesús
“I Got 5 On It” – Luniz

Just Another Day
“Embraceable You, Take 1” – Charlie Parker

The Right Candidate
“Les Yeux Sans Visage” – Maurice Jarre

We All Fall
“Overfloater” – Soundgarden

“Demasiada Presion” – Los Fabulosos Cadillacs

Ballad of a Slopsucker
“Orion” – Metallica

Hear My Train A Comin’
“One Rainy Wish” – The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Shit I’ve Learned About Wyoming (Part Two)

photo by Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Thanks to the good folks at the Ucross Foundation, I was blessed with an opportunity to visit Wyoming a second time. I learned a lot about the The Equality or Cowboy State on my first trip back in the winter of 2016, and I learned some more this time around.