September 4, 2013
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Janelle Monáe – The Electric Lady full album stream

As you probably gathered from Episode 8, the new Janelle Monáe album is one of my most anticipated albums of 2013.  And, spoiler alert, it’s probably gonna be on my top 5 list of the end of the year.  If … Continue reading

As I stood and watched all 10 minutes of Newsom’s “Sawdust and Diamonds”, I felt embarrassed to be there, and a little ashamed that I felt embarrassed. Now I was an outsider among the outsiders, simply because of my skin color. For a while, I thought I’d eventually be accepted among indie kids because they were a group in part defined by dissent, but I found their club was also one based on exclusion.

Martin Douglas – “The Only Black Guy at the Indie Rock Show”\

Important reading for music fans of any color.

June 26, 2012
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CASSETTES?! NOOOOO! NOT YOU TOO, BELIEVER!!

So, I just saw this on the Believer Tumblr — their yearly music issue (which is usually particularly awesome, even for the Believer) is coming of a cassette of cassette-only stuff curated by Calvin Johnson of K records.  Thankfully, there’s … Continue reading