Even if you don’t know who DJ Khaled is, you probably heard some of his, ahem, “output.” Auto-tuned, yet monotonous, bragging. Generic hip-hop shouting, snares like diarrhoea, and guest stars all over the shop. He’s doing well out of it. An interview of absolutely powder-puff questions in the NYT (“Tell me about how you manage to be so […]
St Vincent – 10 of the best. Yes.
Riding to work. Listening in one ear to music. Song playing: Elliot Smith: a question mark. [Long press on the headphone remote.] “Di-donk.” “Rate this song five stars” Di-dink “Ok. I’ve. Rated that song. Five. Out of. Five”
A recent visit to France inspired me to check up on Alain Braxe and Fred Falke. The magic of Spotify brought me to a fantastic remix of Hot Chip’s “Colours” that FF made. But even better are two videos from Future Music. In the first, Alain Braxe shows how simply he made “Intro” and “Running” […]
I just filled in one of those gaps in my iTunes library. For some reason, I only had the first half of the Arcade Fire album “Neon Bible”. I heard Black Mirror and Intervention often enough not to notice or care for a while, but the missing part of the album is still very good […]