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Thursday, February 22nd

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Julius Eastman (1940-1990), Stay on It (1973), live, Switchboard Music Festival, San Francisco, 2016*

 

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lagniappe

random thoughts

The paper clip in my desk drawer will outlive me.

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*Annie Phillips, bass clarinet; Jeff Anderle, clarinet; Aram Shelton, alto saxophone; Alisa Rose, violin; Hannah Addario-Berry, cello; Helen Newby, cello; Dominique Leone, piano;  Mark Clifford, vibraphone; Jordan Glenn, drums.

Wednesday, February 21st

sounds to inhabit

Julius Eastman (1940-1990), Crazy Nigger (1979); pianists Joseph Kubera, Todd Moellenberg, Brendan Nguyen, and Richard Valitutto, live, Los Angeles, 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, February 20th

sounds of the Netherlands

Whenever I hear him, I want to hear more.

Ab Baars (shakuhachi, clarinet, tenor saxophone), live, Netherlands (Utrecht), 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, February 19th

In a country that continues to coarsen, delicacy grows ever more precious.

John Luther Adams (1953-), there is no one, not even the wind (2017); Emerald City Music, live (world premiere), Seattle, 9/15/17

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, February 15th

sounds of Iceland

Gyða Valtýsdóttir, “Imago,” live, Iceland (Seltjarnarnes), 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, February 14th

what’s new

John Prine, “Summer’s End” (J. Prine), 2/8/18

 

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lagniappe

reading table

This road—
no one goes down it,
autumn evening.

—Matsuo Basho, 1644-1694 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

Tuesday, February 13th

what’s new

Juana Molina, “Sin Dones,” live, Netherlands (Utrecht), 1/17/18 (published; recorded 11/17)

 

Monday, February 12th

two takes

“In My Secret Life” (L. Cohen, S. Robinson)

Bettye Lavette, live, Montreal, 2017

 

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Leonard Cohen (1934-2016), live

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Could live – did live –
Could die – did die –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), 59 (Franklin; excerpt)

Tuesday, February 6th

sounds of Iceland

GusGus, live, Iceland (Reykjavik), 2011

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, February 5th

sounds of Iceland

I’m not quite sure what these guys are doing but whatever it is they sure know what they’re doing.

ADHD, live, Iceland (Hafnarfjörður), 2014

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

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