A couple of things stood out about the e-mail we received inviting us to premiere the song you’re about to hear. First, it was sent by an Intergalactic Negotiation Module, specifically module No. 54, for an entity named HLX1. Second, the request ended with this threat: “Any form of resistance shall lead to immediate extermination.”
Here at NCS we have a firm policy against negotiating with terrorists. However, since the e-mail also informed us that we had been chosen “as one of the most worthy musical taste developing specimens of your kind”, which of course is an undeniable fact, and because the threat was being conveyed in the name of Yullama Rima-Akta VI, supreme emperor of the capital planet Nhakuu-3, I decided to at least take the threat seriously enough to listen to the song that accompanied this imperious missive.
I found the song, the name of which is the incomprehensible “Taaar Jurkhaath Miykht“, to be… hostile… perhaps even terrorizing… enough so that I thought we might make a slight exception to our rule about not negotiating.
Since I have no photo of HLX1 to follow the jump, which is our typical practice, consider this: Continue reading »