Thursday Mixes


"We still do it real old school:" JBX playing 70s soul on WNYU's "Downtown Affair"

Thanks to P i  o  t r: Maayan Nidam's captivating set of gliding strings, clackety cowbells, jazz-funk bass-lines and renegade synths over at Resident Advisor

And thanks to Matos for alerting me to this intensely out-there set from nsi. from a couple weeks back. As he described it:

I write for Resident Advisor and listen to the podcasts every week--or I leave them for a couple and then catch up. That's what I'm doing now with the nsi. from last week. It's a 49-minute live set, it's the kind of thing pop fans will find horribly self-indulgent, it hits my experimental and spooky and dry psychedelia buttons perfectly, it has an absolute sense of place, and it's one of my favorite recordings of the year.

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Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. More

Hua Hsu teaches in the English Department at Vassar College and writes about music, sports, and culture. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Bookforum, Slate, The Village Voice, The Boston Globe Ideas section and The Wire (for whom he writes a bi-monthly column). He is on the editorial board for the New Literary History of America.
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