Category Archives: Music

Listening to LCD Soundsystem’s new song, “American dream” and reading Garth Greenwell’s “An Evening Out” in The New Yorker

Let’s just say that in my opinion they are a perfect pairing.  If you like your New York global-cosmo gay scene nostalgic, melancholy, aging, incredibly perceptive, excellent writing and music…  It is the 2017 version of the 1970s Manuel Puig … Continue reading

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Panda Bear – Boys Latin

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Dicko Fils Feat Floby – Anani Na – Burkina Faso #lwili

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Feist – A Man Is Not His Song

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Mama, let your babies grow up listening to Kofi Kinaata… and get some empathy

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Michael Nyman – Water Dances – II. Stroking

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Kendrick Lamar – Duckworth

Heard this on NPR All Songs Considered.  Worth a listen.

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I loved this piece when I was 20, I still have the 7″ by Les Disques du Crepuscule: “In re don Giovanni” by Michael Nyman

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Why can’t I listen to Sigur Ros The Nothing Song for more than two hours? Why didn’t they play it for ten hours?

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From Air France music, Postaal

The sample is from “Golden” by Jill Scott.

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Learn rhumba guitar and lingala at the same time!

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Oliver Mutukudzi’s song Todii

Oliver Mutukudzi’s song Todii is one of the saddest but most beautiful songs to emerge out of the Southern African music scene.   Worth a listen; here he is at Tiny Desk concert at NPR performing a quiet acoustic version. When … Continue reading

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Friday music: Kurt Wagner of Lambchop on drugs

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Best music for driving at night on H 5 Los Angeles to San Jose: Bon Iver 22 (OVER S∞∞N)

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Emily Wolfe… honest profile

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Emily Wolfe in San Francisco Tuesday August 3, Bottom of the Hill

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Michael Nyman – Water Dances

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Some losses get hidden in the crisis in Burkina Faso” Victor Démé passed away

L’artiste musicien Victor Démé est décédé ce lundi matin à Bobo-Dioulasso des suites d’une courte maladie. Source: leFaso.net, l’actualité au Burkina Faso – L’information en temps réel du Burkina, Médias, journaux, infos, direct, les dernières nouvelles, politiques.

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Shangaan Electro from South Africa

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Best song and video about being a guttersnipe… Bhi Bhiman

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