October 2016 ~ Points of View

"It's interesting to compare the parallel careers of Solange and her sister, who both released albums in 2016 that are largely about black pride and the empowerment of black women. With her lower pop-profile, Solange seems to be able to come at it from a sharper angle - the lyrics more plainly and assertively hew to the theme, and the music is more stripped down, much further out from the center of pop radio accessibility. Delightfully, the album still hit number 1 on the charts."

Featuring: Deerhoof, Kate Tempest, Danny Brown, EL VY, and more. 

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July 2014: Festivals Galore

Each year it becomes clearer that big music festivals are a young person's game. I've still got the stamina to zip and jet if I want to, but this year at Pitchfork I decided to take it a bit easier.

Featuring: Siba, Noura Mint Seymali, Bryan Adams, Bush Tetras, and more. 

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