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On being hip and being timeless: My love for dusty old african records

I joined college radio in the U.S   around the time  SoundwayRecords released the first installment of there Nigeria special series.

A record that ¬†gave me goosebumps, and managed to annoy the shit out of my brother who hated when I played Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers national’s psychedelia dripping dirge “Okwukwe Na Nchekwube” about 10 times a day, for like four weeks over the summer of 2008. 889 more words

The Recordian

Ornette Coleman: "I'm in love with eternity...I don't care about how many changes that goes on, as long as it keeps going on."

“This is what I really would love to have in my music: presence. You know, as long as I can live. I mean I don’t care about nothing I played yesterday if I can go home right now and write some music that, is a presence. 50 more words


Call Me Cosmically Crazy

We need to support the wonderful artists, singer-songwriters, social deviants, iconoclasts, frequency holders, rabble-rousers, those on the Group W bench, mystic-seers, flaming guitar guys, shamans, and assorted others cosmically crazy maniacs who use their God-given talents to subvert the established social order in inspired ways, and by doing so, usher in a better, more beneficent reality. 16 more words


Dave Chappelle (Quote)

“I was fourteen when I started, so you know, what are you gonna say about yourself?
When you’re fourteen there’s not much to say. Everything is happening outside of yourself. 29 more words


Iconoclasts of the world unite!

Everyone’s fave rock’n’roll philosopher Henk-Jan is back with another piece that can crush brain cells faster than you being able to crunch enough candy to reach level 2 of your lousy Candy Crush Saga game. 565 more words

Making Artful Choices (Pt. 3)

It’s funny to me that the singer on that show inspired all this talk of ‘art vs career’ because right at her side was what I thought to be a perfect example of what I’m saying. 489 more words

Streams Of Thought