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Rivka Galchen--"Mum's the Word" (New Yorker, June 4 & 11, 2018)

SOUNDTRACKLISA LEBLANC-Live at Massey Hall (June 6, 2015).

I thought I didn’t know who Lisa LeBlanc was, but it turns out that I knew her song “5,748 km” from a NPR episode.  913 more words

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Mohsin Hamid--"What is Possible" (New Yorker, June 4 & 11, 2018)

SOUNDTRACK: CONSTANTINES-Live at Massey Hall (May 27, 2015).

From the clips I’ve seen, Constantines are (were?) an incredible live band.  They have so much intensity. 812 more words

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Don't Sleep on Loneliness—It Can Literally Affect Your Health

Too often we wait until a problem gets too overwhelming before we try to address it.  As the public continues to grapple with the losses of… 194 more words


Jeanette Winterson--"Anyone Can Milk a Rubber Glove" (New Yorker, June 4 & 11, 2018)

SOUNDTRACK: ZAKI IBRAHIM-Live at Massey Hall (March 27, 2015).

I had never heard of Zaki Ibrahim before this and from the pictures, I rather thought she would be kind of an opera singer.  466 more words

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Rachel Kushner--"Finding Yourself in Film" (New Yorker, June 4 & 11, 2018)

SOUNDTRACKSHAD-Live at Massey Hall (March 27, 2015).

Shad is a terrific Canadian rapper.  His beats rock, his lyrics are great and he has some really interesting samples. 1,116 more words

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Jonathan Safran Foer--"Maybe It Was the Distance" (New Yorker, June 6 & 13 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: GUSTER-Live Acoustic (2013).

There was one more Live Guster release around the time of those three full album recordings.

This one is called… 1,163 more words

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Karen Russell--"Orange World" (New Yorker, June 4 & 11, 2018)

SOUNDTRACK: GUSTER-Parachute Live from Brooklyn Bowl (2013).

In 2014, Guster released three CDs of them playing their early CDs live in their entirety (excluding for some reason their second disc… 881 more words

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