pender st, lovie x beewack, floating points

Making a mockery of Shazam, I tell you what.

Also Kaitlin Aurelia Smith and Loraine James the night before!

Kush Jones

out here at Good Room with like a 70% backspin ratio.

Montréal Architecture Notes

Yes to spiral staircases, brick, wrought iron, and color. No to weird setbacks, monochrome, and rotting wood balconies.

Underground Resistance

angel echoes

If you’re wondering how NYC is, the coat check line here is the length of the entire bar.

(and Some Polyphony! Still a beast, 15-some years later)

68 to 05

A friend linked to https://www.68to05.com, by Hanif Abdurraqib, on Twitter, and my jaw more than dropped. It’s obviously nice to be able to commission / write essays about various albums, but what a spectacular and thoughtful way to think about one’s music and one’s history in music.

I have been annoyed for some time about “spreadsheet music”, just displaying tracks in a row with no context, etc – not new critiques. I’ve been tinkering about how to improve things with different layouts and view, but this method of adding endless context is pretty amazing.

snow day / secret o’keefes

meet me in winter

went west

sunreturn

photo by andrew mccarthy

2022, here we come – any way and all ways, let’s go.