Exposing Strange Logics: Brad Downey

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Un-Stitching Karl 2007 :: Berlin, Germany There are multitudes of signals and systems that govern our cities and imperceptibly determine our everyday movement. Artist Brad Downey stakes a claim for the right of the individual to interpret and understand these systems, and thus regain power in the public arena. As a public, we are acclimatized … Continue reading

Bright Moments: Ocean Beach Edition

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An afternoon full of sky, sand and sun.

Quadron Covers “Baby Be Mine”

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Internet nerds (like me) are rewarded with late night musical treats. A few folks on my twitter timeline were re-posting a link to the video featured above — an exquisite cover by Denmark’s finest Quadron of an MJ classic. Robin and Coco never disappoint and this is no exception — the vocals babble beautifully like … Continue reading

Divine By Design: Bilal’s “Airtight’s Revenge”

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[Divine by design, it all intertwines] Blessed with a voice that defies easy classification, Bilal is a universe to orbit. With a reputation for changing lives through the power of one note — each song he brings into the world tells a compelling story of heartbreak and transformative love. There is an undeniable healing quality to … Continue reading

A Lesson In Ancestral Cooking #BASEDGOD

Clearly, I have a weakness for inventive humor. I’ve been drafting (read: procrastinating publishing) an in-depth analysis on the phenomenon that is Lil B and the entire “based god” movement…but for now, let’s take a moment to enjoy the above “Pretty Boy” Soul Train edit. The timing is perfectly synchronized and the classic archival “Soul … Continue reading

Das Racist Drops “Sit Down, Man!”

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Generally speaking, we all consider our specific circle of friends to be the flyest, smartest, freshest, most earth-shatteringly talented-est in the game #realtalk #youhearditherefirst type shit. Unless you fancy yourself a loner, we all assume the “hypeman” role for our nearest and dearest. So here I am, delighted to share Das Racist’s mixtape “Sit Down, Man” — the highly anticipated … Continue reading

We Did It In The Park!

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“Doin’ It In The Park” 2010. McLaren Park, San Francisco.