Time. A subject that has plagued us from the very beginning of our existence. Though mankind acquiring the skill to measure time appears to be a godsend, all it really did was set us up for our own downfall. Life as we know it would
Signify (1996) By: Afridi Majeed True to its name, ‘Signify’ foretold a shift in tides for Porcupine Tree—not only in terms of musical direction— but also in the songwriting process as a whole. No longer was it merely a moniker under which Steven Wilson released
To their followers, Porcupine Tree aren’t merely a music group. Their art is a way of life. A treasure that enriches the soul, one cannot expect it to waltz its way into your world. If fulfillment is what you crave, you must delve beyond the
With Valentine’s Day upon us, here’s a piece of writing that celebrates love in all its glory. Metanino, by Abhinav Kumar, envelopes the spectrum of human emotions—joy, pain, and ambivalence—into one riveting poem
Caught in the timeline between two landmark old-school Linkin Park albums, ‘Reanimation’ is a gem in their discography that often goes overlooked. On the occasion of Mike Shinoda’s birthday, Finely Tuned looks back at the hip-hop side of LP’s rap metal era.
Sidney Sheldon weaves wonders once again in ‘The Stars Shine Down’ – a reflection on the hurdles women still have to overcome in the corporate world, two centuries after the inception of feminism. Read on to find out more about this tale of hardship, skyrocketing to zeniths of success, scathing betrayals, and decisions that could put everything at stake.
Despite the strongest of motivations, we sometimes struggle to overcome the fear that holds us back from pursuing what we want. In ‘Entitlement’, Anshumanth Rao writes about the inhibitions that deter us from achieving all that we’re capable of.
The second poem of this month, ‘PTSD’ is here. PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a mental health condition that severely affects the lives of war veterans. Read on as Shaleen Kalsi explores the psyche of a soldier and makes us realize that even after a war has ended, violence can still live on.
Bay Area thrash lords Slayer announced their farewell tour earlier this week, breaking the hearts of millions who grew up listening to them. Join us in this week’s Finely Tuned, as we pay homage to the band that paved the way for the more extreme side of thrash metal, inspiring countless greats to follow in their footsteps.
With the first poem of this month’s iambic instincts, Suruchi Narang takes you on a literary skywatch. Read on as she takes you on a journey to a humbling realization while weaving rhythm into her words.