Archive for the 'Metaphysics' Category

Transcendentality

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Download the new EP for pay-what-you-want/can: Rob Crooks: Transcendentality We use the word transcendentality in order to distinguish it from forms of new-age or religious transcendentalism. Transcendentality is not about the pure authentic self transcending mere appearances. Nor is transcendentality about the eternal soul transcending the finite body, or the transcendental subject, untouched by the […]

Horizon

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

New song from the upcoming Transcendentality EP, “Horizon.”

Everything is Happening at Once

Friday, November 20th, 2015

I was walking home down Westminster, past Deno’s Pawn Shop, grocery bag hanging from my right hand, when I heard the swishing sound of someone in snow-pants rapidly gaining on me from behind. I try to exercise as much street ethics as I can, and so, I edged over to the left side of the […]

Sunday, November 15th: Greg MacPherson w/ Rob Crooks

Friday, November 13th, 2015

This Sunday, I’ll be opening up for Greg MacPherson at the Good Will in Winnipeg. Greg, along with co-owner Cam Loeppky, run Disintegration Records, the label that I am currently recording my new album for.  All the songs I’ll be performing at this show will be from this upcoming album. The album is a continuation […]

End the War on the Holiday Rap Convention

Monday, December 1st, 2014

There is a War on the Holiday Rap Convention and we are sick of it. That’s why I have banded together with John Smith, Nestor Wynrush, Lonnie Ce, 3Peat and Cvlt Wvffle to end the insanity. Every year when we report Haters assaults on the traditions of the Holiday Rap Convention, the crazy loons begin […]

Anyone Who’s Anyone (Will Die)

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Last spring I played a show with a group from Winnipeg called Ghost Twin. The two members and I developed a mutual respect for each other, and ended up becoming friends. Ghost Twin are made up of a married couple, both of whom work in film in Winnipeg. Their dancy goth electronica (for lack of […]

Philosophy

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Do you think God had faith in himself? I mean, if he was so all-powerful and so all-knowing – like everyone says he was – then wouldn’t he have just known he was real? He wouldn’t have needed to have faith. Right? I mean: if you know everything, you don’t need faith. The definition of having faith is not knowing; […]