I was a lonely, dreamy, occasionally silly girl. ...more
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I see both subjectivity and objectivity as constructions. ...more
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You will now find some version of the list below. It is imperfect. ...more
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Katie Ford discusses her new collection, IF YOU HAVE TO GO.
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With rumors and speculation about another new record dropping on the second Coachella weekend flying, Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album DAMN. (out via TDE/ Interscope) has already established itself as an instant classic. Lamar, who prefers to identify as musician and a writer rather than a rapper, called his album “Very urgent.” DAMN. is a […]
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A long list of known and respected musicians from a wide variety of genres have signed a petition against the systemic enabling of illegal streaming provided by entities such as YouTube and Google. The petition urges Congress to reform the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which protects companies that host user sharing from being held accountable […]
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In this second installment, Allyson McCabe sits down with Tony Mangurian, a gifted and versatile engineer, producer, composer, and musician who’s worked with everyone from Willie Nelson to U2, Luscious Jackson to Devendra Banhart.
Johnny Cash’s late covers are superior to their original recordings, but are they traditional?
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