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Month: May, 2018

Thursday, May 31st

Morocco to Brooklyn to Marfa

Innov Gnawa, live, Marfa, Texas, 4/13/18

day

 

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night

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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Taking a break—back in a while.

Wednesday, May 30th

more sounds of Iceland

Anna Thorvaldsdottir (1977-), Aeriality (2011); Iceland Symphony Orchestra, live, 2011, Iceland (Reykjavik)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, May 29th

more

Björk, “The Gate,” interview, TV show (Later . . . with Jools Holland, BBC), 5/26/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

 

Monday, May 28th

what’s new

Is anyone in pop music farther out?

Björk, “Blissing Me,” TV show (Later . . . with Jools Holland, BBC), 5/26/18

 

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lagniappe

reading table

I am flowering and dying.

—Peter Gizzi, from “Tradition & The Indivisible Talent”

Sunday, May 27th

Back to church.

Live, Detroit (Church of the Living God)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other night, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, May 26th

sounds of New York

Nina Kraviz (DJ), New York, 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, May 25th

One-word review: Wow!

Lauryn Hill with The Roots, live, Philadelphia, 2012

 

Thursday, May 24th

3n
day three

Anton Webern (1883-1945), String Trio, Op. 20 (1927)
Goeyvaerts String Trio, live

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Part 2

 

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Difficult? Life is difficult. Not music.

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random sights

other night, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, May 23rd

3n
day two

Trio Da Kali (Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté, vocals; Mamadou Kouyaté, bass ngoni, vocals; Fodé Lassana Diabaté, balafon), live (studio), Seattle, 2017

“Eh Ya Ye”

 

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“Kanimba”

 

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“Guede”

 

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“Dissa”

 

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lagniappe

reading table

the morning light is in us

—Peter Gizzi, from “Lullaby”

Tuesday, May 22nd

3n
day one

Sounding Tears Trio (Mat Maneri, viola; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone; Lucian Ban, piano), live, Bucharest, 2017

 

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lagniappe

reading table

where there’s people
there’s flies
and Buddhas

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

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