I’ll stay out of your hair this week but I wanted you to leave you with a resource that’s done me right for the last four years. A brilliant couple nam…
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I’m guessing you don’t want something “squished” but Jon Hassell squishes music and I love that he does. (Read along to this Hassell playlist.) He’s be…
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Discussion: What's up with lists?Welcome to the first S/FJ thread. Pitch in, be civil, give it your all, do it for your comrades. Which lists have inspired or vexed you? Are the…
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Troublemakers was a double LP that cost three bucks. I bought the compilation when it came out in 1980. I was thirteen. I read the liner notes over and…
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the buddies have a new album and I talked to them
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I want there to be a thousand movies like Lovers Rock, a thousand people recording the world with their eight-year-old eyes, asking their aunts and unc…
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(Photos by Thomas Jackson of TyneSight Photographic for Sleaford Mods. Thanks to Talia Miller of Rough Trade.) The past two months have been brutal for…
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How I almost worked for the U.S. Census Bureau
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Hua Hsu takes us back
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How does time map against itself? What stays put and what moves? What is it like for two teens hearing “In The Air Tonight” for the first time? What is…
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A note on process: When a post is untitled beyond its date, that is a fridge list. Keep it close to hand because everything in that list will nourish y…
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