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Mixtape Monday - Shenanigans 08, Cut and Paste Volume I

Another Monday, another mixtape. And this one has a theme too. This is the first attempt of mine to cram the maximum number of tracks and samples onto one CD length mix – 83 in point of fact, and if ever there was one single transition that summed up my new-found philosophy with regards to the sacred art of the mixtape, it’s the beatmix from “The Monster Mash” to “Inbetween Days”. 795 more words


In 'Moonlight,' Dreams of Black & Blues

Gazing at the blank screen in the dark before the new Barry Jenkins film Moonlight projects on high (my second viewing), I find myself thinking back to my pre-teen days, when I was the same age as Little (Jaden Piner), growing up in Asheville, North Carolina, back before it became the alt-hippie enclave it is today. 2,915 more words

Black Eye

CK Retro Review: Bridges To Babylon by The Rolling Stones

1997’s Bridges To Babylon got lost a bit on the battleground between Mick Jagger’s efforts to drag The Rolling Stones into modernity and Keith Richards attempting to put the kibosh on those efforts at all costs. 904 more words

Retro Reviews

MondayMusic: Blasts from the Past

I’ve been reminiscing about some favorite albums from my past. I was looking at my Google Music and I figured others should benefit from the delightful randomness that is my collection. 354 more words



My daddy made no excuse
I believe my lies are truth

Why won’t you eat what you are fed
When I touch myself I think of only you… 93 more words