Episode 2 in a series of auobiographical vinyl-only lockdown sessions.
Thinking about this issue of the "pastness" of my record collection and the "presentness" of playback. Includes episode 1 of a series of autobiographical sessions.
Ludwig is stressed.
Words failed, so I tried to express a few things with other people's music.
Happy to announce I will be DJing at a party in homage to Manrico Montero (1973-2018) in Mexico City.
Sharing the podcast in memoriam Manrico Montero.
On Mark Fisher, Audre Lorde and the importance of taking the time to focus on reading, on listening, on reflelcting, on writing and sharing as an act of self-preservation.
I recorded a 'mixtape' featuring some of the tracks and/or artists that were on heavy rotation during 2017 at home.
A Blues DJ set using tracks from The Great 78 Project by the Internet Archive. These are old 78 RPM records that have been digitised-- the crackles are part of the aesthetic experience.
The Great 78 Project is a community project for the preservation, research and discovery of 78rpm records. I made a quick mix with some of my favourite tunes.
Yesterday the editorial my colleague Nicolas Pillai and I co-wrote was published on The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship: Brilliant Corners: Approaches to Jazz and Comics. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship. 6, p.12. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/cg.92
I have made a 'mixtape' (many times in my life I used this word non-metaphorically) with some songs from some of the albums I found in the charity shop.