All-Star indeed as the panel doing the discussing includes saxophonists Archie Shepp(!!), Lakecia Benjamin, Shabaka Hutchings, and Melissa Aldana moderated by Ashley Kahn, author of two books on Coltrane, and Greg Tate, the Louis Armstrong […]
Of the books I kept, some of the most sacred are those by Arthur Rimbaud, Antonin Artaud, and René Daumal. The Soundwalk Collective and Patti Smith have released a trio of albums dedicated to each, […]
Where we buy our music determines the music we buy. Even when buying from that giant retailer in the sky, the selection is limited. There’s simply no such thing as a place where you can […]
There’s not much I can find to like about Daniel Ek. The more he speaks, the less I think of him.
There’s nothing I enjoy more about hifi than discovering new music.
Perhaps contrary to popular belief, retirement fromhifi does mean retirement from music. Here are twenty of my favorite records from this year. Enjoy!
Grinderman fans rejoice! From Nick Cave’s blog July 2019:
Lana Del Ray Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Björk’s nine studio albums are now available as Colored Cassettes. Yeow!
I am continually stunned by FKA twigs. Her recent cinematic video for “Cellophane” is beyond beautiful both visually and musically. Now we have a paired down performance that seems to suggest her talent knows no […]
I have a confession to make.