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Currents: August 2022 Playlist + Retrospective

August was a crowded month, and this retrospective arriving almost 2 weeks later than usual is a result of that (we’ve stretched the interval over the first weeks of September in order to compensate, and we’ll forget we did that over the next retro). So much happened in music, film, and especially TV that it was hard to believe that it was all over the … Continue reading Currents: August 2022 Playlist + Retrospective

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Currents: July 2022 Playlist + Retrospective

The Currents retrospective continues the trend solidified so far at the end of every month, in which I discuss my findings and thoughts about music and other music-related areas mainly having to do with image and/or moving images. Currents is not a real playlist, it’s a place of music discovery taking many detours, morphing and never settling for one area, artist or genre, discouraging obsession … Continue reading Currents: July 2022 Playlist + Retrospective

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FEAST ON SCRAPS – JULY 2022

Here is my portion of things I listened to or watched obsessively this past month. Out of fascination or curiosity, I spent days on the following: ONE SONG__________________________ Fennec – bnb [2022] Bossa nova as religion, exotically melancholic and somewhere between Earl Sweatshirt, J Dilla and Clams Casino. That’s how you’ll start to assimilate him. The Austin-based ex-lawyer-turned-DJ seems to be the (better) non-homophobic and … Continue reading FEAST ON SCRAPS – JULY 2022

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Live Performances We Recommend #3: HANA. Qrion. Soccer Mommy. Daniela Andrade. Caroline Polachek. Ringo Deathstarr.

Following our original live performances post back when we started this site, here are six more awesome performances for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home: HANA for Femme House Livestream (March 13, 2021) HANA might be best known for collaborating with Grimes on her We Appreciate Power track, and for being one half of the AC!D Reign Chronicles, but these are not … Continue reading Live Performances We Recommend #3: HANA. Qrion. Soccer Mommy. Daniela Andrade. Caroline Polachek. Ringo Deathstarr.

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Hall Of Fame: Phoebe Bridgers Live At Coachella 2022 – Weekend 1

At the present time, this author is seriously considering turning this website into a Phoebe Bridgers fanzine and just be done with it. Her Coachella performance this weekend was probably the most talked-about music-related topic online, in a “you had to be there” manner, and you’d be forgiven if you think “this can’t be all that!” However, in an ocean of amazing Coachella performances, hers … Continue reading Hall Of Fame: Phoebe Bridgers Live At Coachella 2022 – Weekend 1

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Discover: Robot Koch & Delhia de France

Robot Koch is a German producer whose music has been described as “an intriguing dialogue between technology and nature, futuristic sound design and organic orchestration”. Delhia de France is a producer, singer and songwriter also hailing from Germany, a self-professed lover of darkness and “vulnerable feelings that dwell deep within”. Whenever these two artists meet, magic happens: their collaboration spans the length of almost a … Continue reading Discover: Robot Koch & Delhia de France

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Discover: Samora Pinderhughes’s Protest Art

Samora Pinderhughes is a composer and pianist who aims to stay involved through his music, blending soul, jazz and poetry in order to move the listener, to really alter the way they see the world. He uses theatre and film, music and haunting lyrics in order to make powerful resistance art, and his complex jazz compositions are simply stunning. Pinderhughes’s latest video is “Masculinity”, aiming … Continue reading Discover: Samora Pinderhughes’s Protest Art

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Live Performances : Phoebe Bridgers. Julien Baker. Lucy Dacus. boygenius. (Bonus: Better Oblivion Community Center + a punk “Funeral”)

“Jesus Christ, I’m so blue all the time” – Phoebe Bridgers (Funeral) “I’m just as good as anybody / I’m just as bad as anybody” – Lucy Dacus (Timefighter) “Nothing turns out like I pictured it/ Maybe the emptiness is just a lesson in canvases” – Julien Baker (Appointments) We return to our live performances recommendations with four 2018 Brooklyn Steel concerts that actually form … Continue reading Live Performances : Phoebe Bridgers. Julien Baker. Lucy Dacus. boygenius. (Bonus: Better Oblivion Community Center + a punk “Funeral”)

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Artist Spotlight: Alison Wonderland

Alison Wonderland (real name Alexandra Margo Sholler) is an Australian producer, composer, DJ and multi-instrumentalist known for her energetic, boundary-pushing live performances and complex style which defies the ‘electronic dance music’ label, with elements borrowing heavily from trap music and sublime pop hooks to boot. It was in 2014 that she first took the world by storm, with the release of two videos: ‘I Want … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Alison Wonderland

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Live Performances We Recommend #1 – Tinashe, Tei Shi, Crystal Fighters, Ex:Re, Qrion, Shadowax, Oklou

In the age of COVID-19, we have seen artists experimenting with the scope and purpose of a live performance, and musicians have been able to bring the live concert to the safety of your home. Here is a list of concerts and live performances we have gathered from around the web that brightened our previous year and briefly made us forget about the harsh reality … Continue reading Live Performances We Recommend #1 – Tinashe, Tei Shi, Crystal Fighters, Ex:Re, Qrion, Shadowax, Oklou