sounds of Melbourne (by way of Chicago and New York)
Honey Dijon (DJ), live, Melbourne, 2018
Honey Dijon grew up on the south side of Chicago, in a family that she describes as very musical. She began clubbing during her mid-teens with her parents’ acceptance as long as her academics did not suffer.
last night, Oak Park, Ill.
summer in the city
DJ Derrick Carter, Chicago, 7/16/17
Tight on time? Jump to 41:00: Gil Scott-Heron, “Bicentennial Blues.”
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)
sounds of Chicago
DJ Mike Dunn, live, Chicago (Gramaphone Records), 2015
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.