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On Openness

There are days the smug, self-righteousness of social media makes me want to a.) just disconnect completely, or b.) unfriend everyone who spouts nonsense in one fell swoop.  2,175 more words

Phoebe Bridgers, Conor Oberst, And Soccer Mommy Covered Sheryl Crow In A Moment Of Indie Rock Triumph

Phoebe Bridgers and Soccer Mommy sold out both of their shows at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn this week, which is not surprising in the least. 180 more words

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First Aid Kit (Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, February 10, 2018)

[ATTENDED: February 10, 2018] First Aid Kit

I first heard First Aid Kit from a Tiny Desk Concert back in 2012. I was immediately transported by their harmonies. 1,774 more words

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Jhumpa Lahiri–”The Boundary” (New Yorker, January 29, 2018)

SOUNDTRACK: FIRST AID KIT-Stay Gold (2014).

This album was also produced by Mike Mogis, who did The Lion’s Roar.  And with each new album, the “duo” of Klara and Johanna Söderberg grows bigger and bigger.  1,769 more words

Short Story

in the still night they turned on the electric lights.

I just googled more song lyrics from a song I’ve never even heard. (Conor Oberst – Tachycardia. Hope it’s a good one.)

Why?

Because I’m desperate – and also tired. 229 more words

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The best things I listened to in 2017

With the tidy finish of December behind us, we’ve now surged into a new year… and with that, the ever popular lists of things that happened over the previous year (2017) are out in full force.  1,281 more words

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