yes. music.

After having been inactive for a while with a lot of thoughts, but nothing I really wanted to share, I’m back here writing ūüėČ

Those of you following my blog already know, I write about whatever is on my mind the most right now. The past few weeks this has not been traveling, nor cooking, nor particular things of life in general, but music. Yes, one of the reasons I started this blog initially (such a long time ago … did I mention I feel old?!). My passion for music has accompanied me for many, many years already. Such as my music taste changed and widened all the time. The past few years my concentration has been very much on dancing and on music mostly this far that I was looking for fitting dance music for either HipHop or contemporary. So I actually hadn’t followed the news in the music world at all, I missed out on new albums of bands I really like, forgot about some I discovered and started to love, etc. I was simply missing the time, working so much …

Well, this changed. I have time now, and I got sick of watching movies n TV series all the time. But¬†there was something particularly happening that made me realise again how deep my passion for music actually is and which made me question why I abandon it.¬†And yes, I’m talking about a guy I met beginning of this year. Actually, met online first. Met in person later, but this is a whole different story I do not really want to share ūüėČ Anyway, he’s partly working as a music critique, generally very affiliated to music, etc. I happen to know his best friend as well, also extremely interested in music and in a band himself. Talking to him we soon started sharing music, sometimes a few songs or bands¬†daily.¬†Our taste is very similar and I started discovering some amazing stuff. And I totally¬†delved¬†into this passion again. I also know why I had to abandon it – it’s an addiction!! My music library is growing and growing – and I’m actually really picky.

He also inspired me, after making a list of his favourite bands and a¬†favourite song of them, to do my own. I started over 1,5 weeks ago (while he did his in a few hours XD) and by now I have a first draft. The “problem” is, that it made me rediscover a lot of stuff I had nearly forgotten and also reminded me of so great¬†artists I have to dig deeper into! So it’s still a BIG work in progress. And I did all of this BEFORE going through his list, which he gave me. This will lead to even so much more ūüėÄ

So anyway. Get to the point Nana. I decided to share this list with you, bit by bit. It consists of big bands everyone knows, to really unknown small / local ones. But I love every single one of them. (By the way, right now this list is just short of 200 entries. And still growing :D) At the same time, realising I have EXTREMELY¬†few complete albums I love, I started to list those as well. But that’s an even bigger WIP. Funny thing is, that list makes the time I listened to more music very¬†obvious. And¬†so far there are only 3 albums after 2012, out of 25 entries (yes, I’m really extremely picky concerning full records). By the way, I also picked up the guitar myself again…

So yeah. Expect more music soon. I’ll post my¬†first band¬†later. Not necessarily in alphabetical order, but¬†usually it will be. Hope you have fun with that =) It won’t be daily and don’t expect me to write every day any time soon (especially because I’m leaving again for Porto tomorrow night – no sight-seeing, mostly celebrating a friend’s birthday and enjoy being with them ūüėČ but I’ll find time to go to eat my favourite francesinha for sure!! That will also mean spending Valentine’s Day with friends n party preparations – definitely a good choice if you ask me ūüėČ

I also have some new (improved :D)¬†hairstlyes and travel photos to share (serra da lousa, cascais / lisbon, figueira da foz), I’ll hopefully post them soon ūüôā oh and I started to teach dance here regularly … argh, another different story *add to mental todolist* XD

até já caralhos =)

ps: feel very free to add me on last.fm! http://www.lastfm.de/user/Lennyxy

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