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George Saunders–“Flooding the Zone” (New Yorker, December 6, 2004)

SOUNDTRACK: RANDY NEWMAN-Tiny Desk Concert #657 (October 10, 2017).

Randy Newman is a pretty amazing composer.  It’s really hard to believe that the guy who wrote “Short People” then went on to write at least three songs for Pixar that make me cry instantly upon hearing. 755 more words

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George Saunders–“My Guilty Pleasures” (New Yorker, February 3, 2003)

SOUNDTRACK: LANDYLADY-Tiny Desk Concert #656 (October 6, 2017).

As I started watching this video I said to myself, Is that Son Lux’s drummer (Ian Chang)?  1,076 more words

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Music Monday - 10.16.2017

I’m sitting in this Design of Experiments class that I have to take for my job and I’m going through and listening to music on YouTube. 126 more words

Chance The Rapper

Tash Sultana (Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, October 5, 2017)

[ATTENDED: October 5, 2017] Tash Sultana

WXPN starting playing Tash Sultana’s “Jungle” gosh… over a year ago.  I liked the song fine, but it was as I learned more about her–that she plays the entire song–every single sound–herself and she does it live using looping pedals that I became really interested in her. 1,206 more words

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G. Willow Wilson (writer) Adrian Alphona, Jacob Wyatt (artist)--Ms. Marvel: Generation Why (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: JASON ISBELL-Tiny Desk Concert #644 (August 28, 2017).

Everybody seems to love Jason Isbell.  I’d heard the songs that people liked and I didn’t really think all that much of them. 1,165 more words

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Public Service Broadcasting (The Foundry, Philadelphia, PA, September 12, 2017)

[ATTENDED: September 12, 2017] Public Service Broadcasting

I first saw Public Service Broadcasting on their amazing Tiny Desk Concert.  I was blown away that J. 1,577 more words

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CAR SEAT HEADREST - " Tiny Desk Concert "

For a singer who’s sought privacy in the parking lot of a Target so he could record vocals in the backseat of his car, Will Toledo… 134 more words