2015 recommendations

Recommendations for May 17, 2015

I’ll start things off this week with some music for you to listen to while you read the rest: EP: Strings of Gold by I Will, I Swear I don’t know anything at all about this band, and I continually mix up the name of the band with the name of the record (doesn’t “Strings …

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2013 recommendations

Recommendations for June 30, 2013

I have no particular preamble this week. Here’s some stuff I like: Album: “Run the Jewels” by Killer Mike and El-P   Doing something I don’t usually do: posting this without actually having listened to most of it yet. But the Miller Mike album, which El-P produced, was one of the best records of 2012, …

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Recommendations for May 10, 2013

A couple of good, and very different, things to read this week, and then some new music. Book Excerpt: Octopus: The Footed Void by Caspar Henderson It turns out octopuses are really fascinating. (And no, the plural is not “octopi”— the root is Greek, not Latin. Henderson uses “octopods,” which may be the more correct …

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