Tag: music

  • Holidays 2017, Explained (Part One)

    “This is the school for fools in love. Did I mention? Pay attention!” —Bootsy Collins, Worth My While (feat. Kali Ulchis) Last May, I mentioned wanting to get back to New Orleans by the end of this year. Our anniversary had just passed, Robert E. Lee’s statue had been removed from Lee Circle, and I […]

  • 2017 in Music

    “Love. Long as we got…”—SZA, Love Galore 2016 ended in such a discombobulated fashion that I didn’t do my usual annual accounting of the music that mattered. At least not in a blog post. In some private slack channel, Solange’s A Seat at the Table was my most important album of the year while DJ […]

  • Turn your Rdio Up

    “Round and round, round in circles.” – Myron & E, Going in Circles I’m listening to Heavy Rotation radio on Rdio this morning as I write this post. A track from Shigeto’s latest album is playing. The Heavy Rotation radio station plays music that is being played regularly in my network of friends on the […]

  • My Year with Music 2012

    “Can you feel what I feel when I feel what I feel?” – Ab-Soul, Empathy (feat. Alori Jah & JaVonte’) For better or worse, I fell whole hog into streaming music this year as Spotify’s player is just so convenient. I don’t think I’ve purchased less music than I have in 2012 in my adult […]