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Grace Jones - Nightclubbing (The '59) #141

The ’59 2018 #141: 180521

Grace Jones – Nightclubbing (1981)

This year, Jem of Jemtunes, born in 1959, turns 59. So ‘The ’59’ celebrates 59 years of cracking tunes with a few albums from each year – 1959 through 2018. 181 more words

The ‘59

Bong Penera - And I Will Sing / Beat Contemplation

Bong Penera has enthralled jazz buffs with his Brazilian-influenced brand of Jazz for over 40 years. Whenever or wherever he played piano or acoustic guitar, either as sideman or band leader, or as solo artist, and wherever he sang while he played, images of Sergio Mendes, Tom Jobim, the Gilbertos, Bill Evans, Tania Maria, Keith Jarrett filled the air. 453 more words

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Beausoleil // By Brian

In this playlist: Lounging by the pool. On your left is dense dark rainforest, on your right is endless burning parking asphalt. Now what do you do?

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Defining the Borderland: Meet Dulce Mal

A new band is rising on the border with their soft reggae sounds that turn into danceable cumbias. Dulce Mal is a band that brings what it means to be a band along the U.S.-Mexico border, sharing both cultures. 559 more words


Ben LaMar Gay’s Debut Album Mixes Free Jazz, Bossa Nova, and Electro-Bounce

Ben LaMar Gay is about to release his debut solo album. It’s also an album of his greatest hits. Until this point, the Chicago-born composer had treated the process of making music as an exercise in improvement: Rather than making songs to be released, he made them to analyze and study. 897 more words


Reticulating Splines // by Kevin

In this playlist: Yes, the music from The Sims is on Spotify. Yes, Sim City too. Yes, I made a playlist of Maxis music. Yes, you’ll recognize this stuff.

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