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TUNES BE CONSIDERED

TUNES BE CONSIDERED

KM Anderson reviews the latest music releases.…

THIS THING WE DO: A Film by Flash Gordon Parks

THIS THING WE DO: A Film by Flash Gordon Parks

My main objective was to show really how diverse and how interesting Houston's music scene is at large, and how the DJ is crucial because he's the guy who does all the hard work for you…

SAM PREKOP – THE SYNTH GUY

SAM PREKOP – THE SYNTH GUY

Prekop has managed to release two albums, 2010’s Old Punch Card and his most recent The Republic, without using the soulful instrument of a voice which has become his signifier in the world of music.…

ART TO ADD TO YOUR CART 

ART TO ADD TO YOUR CART 

Jim O’ Rourke makes an opera of the ordinary. Tyondai Braxton is the master of showing how the drizzle and wind are equally as majestic as the storm.…

SPEEDY ORTIZ: CAPTAINS NOT THE CRONIES

SPEEDY ORTIZ: CAPTAINS NOT THE CRONIES

Not only is this a job, but it’s a job that is based in human interaction, so if you’re not a person that is rooting for other good people, there’s no point in doing it.…

Shy Girls — Songs About People, Not Pronouns

Shy Girls — Songs About People, Not Pronouns

Shy Girls’ music occupies the musical sensibilities that have attracted artists from Drake to Purity Ring; slightly electronic, mellow, mood-based, beat-driven personal songs. …

POSITIONS ON COMPOSITIONS

POSITIONS ON COMPOSITIONS

These songs are the space you stare into on the edge of the bed with the television barely audible and the room lit by the informercial that began when the Law and Order marathon ended -- huge in impact, but almost inconsequential-- the weight of an afterthought. …

NEDELLE TORRISI: FEELS LIKE PARADISE

NEDELLE TORRISI: FEELS LIKE PARADISE

It is a choice made by Torrisi, a choice not to cover up in metaphor and snark, a choice to make an album, Advice From Paradise, that tackles love and pain in a way rarely heard. Torrisi does not shy away from vulnerability.…

Steve Gunn – Way Out Weather

Steve Gunn – Way Out Weather

Music is more than sound, it is feeling, it is environment, you…

ALBUM-ING

ALBUM-ING

Kwame reviews new Sleater Kinney, Bjork, Elephant Micah, Steve Gunn & the Black Twig Pickers, Eternal Tapestry, & Alasdair Roberts.…

ELISA AMBROGIO: THE SUBSTANCE EXPANDS AND FILLS THE SPACE

ELISA AMBROGIO: THE SUBSTANCE EXPANDS AND FILLS THE SPACE

  “By playing roles, the individual participates in a social world. By…

THE STORY OF THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE

THE STORY OF THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE

THE STORY OF THE STORY OF THE HARD LUCK FIVE - New Rye Coalition documentary out on DVD.…