“A spell is something a lot of people call a lot of different things. Some call it dementia. Others say amnesia. I just call it getting old.”
Childish Gambino has yet to release a video for his song "Redbone." What would it look like if he did? This piece imagines the song in color.
"Sampling, a key element in hip hop, is subversive. It disrupts the traditional roles of the author and the reader. Sampling is referential at is core, as producers read previously authored musical texts and author new music."
"She recalls a sweep of red, a hollow clanging bell, a smoky scent, a flick of hot spit or sweat flying out far from a bony, painted boy."
Paradoxically, a given work of art is at once unique and derivative...In order to work out this issue myself, I decided to create a musical medley of songs that were all focused on the rain that falls from the sky above.
"People have been writing about the same few emotions and scenarios since the beginnings of time, so how can something that has become so cliché be innovated in a way that it strikes us as completely original?"
"It’s not that I think I deserve things, but I just know when I’m better than the situation I’m in." Fiction.
"I just discovered Wet. In the few hours since being introduced to the band over a friend’s speakers, I have listened to their song “You’re The Best” an estimated thirty or forty times, and counting."
"Mind, body, soul / Be free / Leave yourself alone." A musical response to the teachings of Judith Leibowitz.