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Saturday, December 29th

sounds of London

NÉRIJA, “The Fisherman,” live (studio), 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, December 28th

sounds of London

Yussef Dayes (drums) and Alpha Mist (keyboards), with Mansur Brown (guitar), Rocco Palladino (bass), “Love Is the Message,” live (studio), 2018

 

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lagniappe

reading table

opening the window
I see the butterfly off . . .
into the field

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

Wednesday, December 26th

more

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II; András Schiff (piano), live, London, 2018

 

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lagniappe

radio

WKCR’s Bach Festival continues through midnight New Year’s Eve.

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musical thoughts

If there is anyone who owes everything to Bach, it is God. Without Bach, God would be a third-rate character.

—Emil Cioran (1911-1995)

Monday, June 18th

what’s new

Diplo (DJ), live, London, 6/12/18

 

Monday, April 23rd

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Samuel Barber (1910-1981), Violin Concerto (1939); BBC Symphony Orchestra (David Robertson, cond.) with Gil Shaham (violin), live, London, 2013

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, November 4th

only rock ‘n’ roll

PJ Harvey, “The Letter,” live (TV show), London, 2004


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lagniappe

baseball: Chicago Cubs

You have to believe in order to see things, and I do believe.

Joe Maddon, after Game 7

 

Thursday, August 11th

sounds of London

DJ EZ, live, London, 2014


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lagniappe

reading table

She went around pre-registered
for her own eventual absence.

—Rae Armantrout, “Hoard”

Tuesday, August 9th

sounds of London

Four Tet (aka Kieran Hebden), live, London, 2016


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lagniappe

reading table

father and son
go their separate ways . . .
blossom viewing

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

Tuesday, October 27th

More Wadada.

Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet), Louis Moholo (percussion), Steve Noble (percussion), live, London, 2010

#1

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#2


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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Listening to live music, as I was over the weekend (hearing this guy with a quartet Saturday night, then by himself Sunday afternoon), reminds one, repeatedly, that this moment is irretrievable.

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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Wednesday, June 10th

keep on dancin’

Four Tet (AKA Kieran Hebden), live, London, 2015


How many DJs lead off with Albert Ayler?

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lagniappe

random sights

Monday morning
Louisville, Kentucky

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