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Wednesday, January 8th

three takes

“Stakes Is High” (K. Mercer, D. Jolicoeur, V. Mason, J. Yancey [AKA J Dilla])

Robert Glasper Experiment with Mos Def (AKA Yasiin Bey), live

 

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“Suite for Ma Dukes—Stakes Is High” featuring Posdnuos (De La Soul) and Talib Kweli, live, Los Angeles, 2009

 

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De La Soul, recording (produced by J Dilla and De La Soul), 1996

 

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Sunday, December 15th

There are all kinds of gospel.

Common, William Murphy, Erykah Badu, “God Is Love,” “The Light,” live (TV show), Newark, N.J., 2019

 

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random sights

other day, Chicago

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reading table

A tethered horse,
snow
in both stirrups.

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1783 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

Friday, November 1st

sounds of Ukraine

When you live in a country where words seem to mean less and less, what a relief it can be to listen to a language you know not at all.

Alyona Alyona, live (acoustic session), Slovakia (Pohoda Festival), 2019

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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Wednesday, October 30th

what’s new

Robert Glasper (keyboards, vocals) with T3 (vocals), Chris Dave (drums), et al., J Dilla Tribute, live, New York, 10/25/19

 

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, September 30th

sounds of Ukraine
day one

Here’s the latest from this kindergarten teacher turned rapper.

Alyona Alyona, “Завтра,” 9/27/19

 

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Wednesday, September 25th

more

Anderson .Paak, “Jet Black,” live (studio), London, 9/16/19

 

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yesterday, Chicago

Saturday, September 21st

what’s new

Greatest, ever, Ukrainian kindergarten teacher turned rapper?

Alyona Alyona, “Булінг,” 9/9/19

 

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, September 20th

what’s new

Anderson .Paak, “Old Town Road” (Lil Nas X cover), live (studio), London, 9/16/19

 

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Friday, June 28th

She’s on to something—what, I’m not quite sure.

Alyona, Alyona, “Залишаю свій дім,” 2018

 

the song is about the fact that she leaves her home and parents in the province and moved to the capital (Kiev)

—YouTube comment

(More? Here.)

Friday, April 19th

what’s new

Georgia Anne Muldrow, “Overdrive,” “Flowers” (with Dudley Perkins), “Ciao,” live (studio), Washington, D.C., 4/8/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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