Friday, 7/20/12

by musicclipoftheday

two takes

Robert Glasper Experiment, “Always Shine” (feat. Lupe Fiasco & Bilal)

TV show (David Letterman), 2/29/12

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Recording, Black Radio (2012)

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Jazz, classical, R&B: so much great music, no matter the genre, shares a particular quality—density.

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reading table

It’s as if your body were itself a person
And the person wasn’t you.

—Frederick Seidel, “Track Bike” (excerpt), London Review of Books, 7/19/12

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art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago (between court hearings at the nearby federal court building)

Willem de Kooning, Untitled XI (1975)