Making a mockery of Shazam, I tell you what.
Also Kaitlin Aurelia Smith and Loraine James the night before!
Yes to spiral staircases, brick, wrought iron, and color. No to weird setbacks, monochrome, and rotting wood balconies.
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)
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.