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Monday, January 29th

what’s new

St. Vincent, “New York,” “Los Ageless,” “Slow Disco,” live, Washington, D.C., 1/22/18

 

Friday, January 19th

This guy—this voice—gets under my skin.

Moses Sumney, live (studio performance), Seattle, 2017

 

Thursday, January 18th

timeless

Gregory Porter, “You Send Me” (S. Cooke), live, London, 2014

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942), Moonlit Scene with Hut and Flowers, 1909/10 (from the series Worlds of Things)

Wednesday, January 3rd

sounds of Canada

Lydia Ainsworth, “White Shadows,” 2014 (track)–2015 (video)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Garfield Park Conservatory)

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Tuesday, January 2nd

what’s new

Like her or not, you’ve got to give her this: she’s unafraid to go her own way.

Björk, “Arisen My Senses,” 12/20/17 (video)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Berkeley, Calif.

Friday, December 22nd

what’s new

Sufjan Stevens, “Tonya Harding” (S. Stevens), 12/6/17

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Tarsila do Amaral, Logoa Santa, 1925 (Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil, through January 7th)

Tuesday, November 28th

what’s new

Björk, “Blissing Me,” 11/16/17

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Mortality is fatal
Gentility is fine
Rascality, heroic
Insolvency, sublime

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), 2 (Franklin), excerpt

Saturday, November 25th

passings

Warren “Pete” Moore, singer (The Miracles, bass), songwriter, vocal arranger, producer, November 19, 1937-November 19, 2017

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (WPM, far left)

“Tracks of My Tears”  (S. Robinson, P. Moore, M. Tarplin), 1965

 

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“Ooo Baby Baby” (S. Robinson, P. Moore), 1965

 

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Jon Hendricks, singer, songwriter, September 16, 1921-November 22, 2017

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross (JH scats first), “Airegin” (S. Rollins), live, Newport, R.I., 1960

 

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Tommy Keene, singer, songwriter, guitarist, June 30, 1958-November 22, 2017

Live, New York, 1986

 

Thursday, October 26th

passings

Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino Jr., February 26, 1928-October, 24, 2017, singer, songwriter, piano player

“Don’t You Hear Me Calling You” (A. Domino, D. Bartholomew), 1954

 

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, October 13th

what’s new

St. Vincent, “Pills” (Masseduction, 10/13/17)

 

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lagniappe

reading table

A crow
has settled on a bare branch—
autumn evening.

—Matsuo Basho, 1644-1694 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

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