music clip of the day


Category: Colombia

Tuesday, September 8th

sounds of Yemen, and Uganda, and Colombia, and Cambodia

The Real Hip-Hop, 2015

Monday, July 13th

sounds of Colombia

Bomba Estéreo, live (studio performance), Seattle, 2013



art beat

Danny Lyon (1942-), Route 12, Wisconsin, 1963


Wednesday, June 19th


Last night, while I was doing some law work, these guys—I’d never heard of them before—jumped out of the radio.*

Los Pirañas, “Bambo Ha Muerto Devorado Por El Pecado (Version Alterna),” live, Colombia (Bogotá), 2011



reading table

I am not poor, I am not rich, nothing’s here but nothing’s lacking, I have little, I want nothing: all my treasure is in Minerva’s tower.

—Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)


*Give the Drummer Some (WFMU-FM [Give the Drummer Radio StreamTues., 6-7 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-noon [EST]).

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