Everything has been grim- the world, politics, more personal matters. Here is a short playlist of a certain mood of corruscating bleakness.

  1. Salt- Institute
  2. Bread- Native Nod
  3. Whatever- Hüsker Dü
  4. Always Then- The KVB
  5. Wird- Codeine
  6. Master Song- Leonard Cohen
  7. Japanese to English- Red House Painters
  8. Afterwards- Arab Strap (live version from Mad for Sadness, in my opinion their best album)
  9. Biting the Air- Cloud Rat
  10. New Seeds- Boards of Canada
  11. Suffocation, a Burial- Bell Witch