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Wednesday, July 3rd

what’s new

Louie Vega (DJ), live (The Lot Radio), New York, 6/20/19

 

Sunday, November 26th

sounds of Detroit

DJ Tony Peoples, Detroit gospel house mix (“souls on fire,” “thankful praise,” “thank you lord,” “king of kings,” “high priest”)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, August 18th

summer in the city

DJ Derrick Carter, Chicago, 7/16/17

Tight on time? Jump to 41:00: Gil Scott-Heron, “Bicentennial Blues.”

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) and Emile Bernard (1868-1941), Earthly Paradise, 1888 (Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist, through September 10th)

Friday, February 3rd

keep on dancing

Frankie Knuckles (1955-2014) remix: Michael Jackson, “Rock with You”


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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Landscape with Waterfall

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Wednesday, August 10th

sounds of Chicago

DJ Frankie Knuckles (1955-2014), live, New York, 2013


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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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reading table

9 killed on city’s deadliest day in 13 years

Chicago Tribune, this morning

Monday, August 8th

sounds of Chicago

DJ Mike Dunn, live, Chicago (Gramaphone Records), 2015


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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Yeah, everybody’s got a bomb
We could all die any day,
But before I’ll let that happen
I’ll dance my life away.

—Prince, “1999”

 

Saturday, December 12th

sounds of Chicago

DJ Heather, live, Chicago, 2015


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lagniappe

art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Interchanged, 1955

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Wednesday, August 19th

sounds of summer

Masters at Work (“Little” Louie Vega, Kenny “Dope” Gonzalez), live, Chicago (Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic, Jackson Park), 7/4/15


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lagniappe

art beat

Bruce Davidson (1933-), Chicago, 1963

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Wednesday, April 30th

sounds of Chicago

Specter (AKA Spekter, Andres Ordanez), “Pipe Bomb,” 2011


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lagniappe

reading table

[N]othing enhances pleasures and blocks guilt like a looming cataclysm.

—Aleksandar Hemon, The Book of My Lives

Monday, April 28th

passings

DJ Rashad, October 9, 1979-April 26, 2014

Live, Chicago (Pitchfork Music Festival), 2013


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“I Don’t Give A Fuck” (sampling Tupac Shakur’s dialogue in Juice), 2013


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“I’m Gone” (remixing Gil Scott-Heron’s “Home Is Where The Hatred Is”), 2011

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