July 2015: Pitchfork and more

"The previous day at Pitchfork, I experienced serious queasiness and cultural disorientation when ASAP Ferg exhorted the crowd to 'put their guns in the air.' What does it mean for a crowd of privileged people to do that in the same city where this 'shooting tracker' shows 29 shootings that weekend, including a 12 year old boy riding a scooter? It's gross."

Featuring: Freddie Gibbs, Mdou Moctar, The Wood Brothers, Jimmy Whispers, and more.

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March 2015: No Trip to SXSW

"I would argue that these two songs (and these two bands) are essentially attacking the same puzzle, but with radically different tools. How does a rock band tackle R&B/Soul in 2015?"

Featuring: Shamir, Norman Blake, GZA, José González, and more.

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