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Friday, February 22nd

next week in Chicago

She’s playing Thursday at Thalia Hall.

Julia Holter, live (studio), Seattle, 2013

 

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There was nobody as good as her when I was making music back in the day. If Julia Holter had existed in the 1970s she would be a goddess.

Brian Eno, interview, Loud and Quiet

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, February 20th

Feel like floating?

Brian Eno, Thursday Afternoon, 1985 (Jonathan Jolly, video, 2014)

 

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reading table

Nothing in the cry
of cicadas suggests they
are about to die

—Matsuo Basho, 1644-1694 (translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill)

Tuesday, February 19th

what’s new

Sun of Goldfinger (David Torn, electric guitar, live-looping, electronics; Tim Berne, alto saxophone; Ches Smith, drums, electronics); video, 2/6/19; album, 3/1/19

 

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, February 18th

sounds of Iceland

Bára Gísladóttir (acoustic bass) & Skúli Sverrisson (electric bass), live, Iceland (Reykjavik), 11/6/18

 

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, February 9th

more

Tim Buckley (1947-1975) with Lee Underwood (guitar), Carter C.C. Collins (percussion), “Sing a Song for You” (T. Buckley), live, Amsterdam (Dutch TV), 1968

 

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, February 8th

voices I miss

Tim Buckley (1947-1975) with Lee Underwood (guitar), Carter C.C. Collins (percussion), “Happy Time” (T. Buckley), live, Amsterdam (Dutch TV), 1968

 

Thursday, February 7th

sounds of the Netherlands

Binkbeats (drums, percussion, bass, electronics) feat. Niels Broos (keyboards), “Little Nerves,” live (studio), Netherlands (Utrecht), 2017

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, February 6th

timeless

Fats Waller (1904-1943, piano, vocals), “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter” (F. E. Ahlert, J. Young), 1935

 

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random sights

this morning, Chicago (Monadnock Building, 1891-93)

Saturday, February 2nd

what’s new

Quinsin Nachoff’s Flux (QN, tenor saxophone, composition; David Binney, alto saxophone; Matt Mitchell, piano, keyboards, modular synthesizer; Nat Wood, drums; with guest Jason Barnsely, 1924 Kimball theatre organ), “Bounce,” video by Lee Hutzulak, 1/14/19

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, January 30th

sounds of New York

Zs, live, New York, 2015

 

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reading table

cold winter sky—
where will this wandering beggar
grow old?

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

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