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Friday, October 23rd

sounds of Ukraine

Alyona Alyona, “Стержень” (feat. KALUSH, et al.), 8/3/20

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, September 25th

what’s new

Anderson .Paak (feat. Rick Ross), “Cut Em In,” 9/23/20

 

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What makes anyone draw one line and then add another? How does the second affect the first and determine the character of a third or fourth?

—Peter Schjeldahl, “Lineage: French drawings from the nineteenth century,” New Yorker, 9/14/20

Friday, August 14th

what’s new

Flatbush Zombies, live (“when i’m gone,” “Palm Trees,” “Afterlife”), Los Angeles, published 8/13/20

 

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Saturday, June 20th

what’s new

Public Enemy, “State of the Union (STFU)” (feat. DJ Premiere), 6/19/20

 

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Wednesday, March 18th

sounds of Ukraine

Alyona Alyona, “Дикі танці,” 1/30/20

 

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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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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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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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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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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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