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Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Mogwai, Noel Gallagher, Bitchin Bajas, and More

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Succinct reviews of five new standout songs by Mogwai, Bitchin Bajas, and others from our music critic's overflowing inbox. by Dave Segal Mogwai's new single finds a sweet spot between early New Order and Ride. Mogwai, "Party in the Dark" (Temporary Residence). Show More Summary

Why Did Racist Ceramicist Charles Krafft Change His Profile Picture to Charles Mudede?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What the fuck? by Steven Hsieh What the fuck? Facebook Charles Krafft is a ceramicist whose reputation took a nosedive after former Stranger arts writer Jen Graves exposed him as a white nationalist Holocaust denier. Krafft more recently...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Another Lonely Kinkster

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Get online. Use your words. by Dan Savage Long time reader, first time writer. I was raised conservative, still am in many ways (not politically), and find it hard to talk about kinks. There are a couple things I really want in a partner...Show More Summary

Edit Your Life Episode 103: Dreaming Big + Making Change

So we were planning on taking a break this week but then an amazing interview opportunity came our way, so welcome to our first ever bonus episode! In Episode 103 of Edit Your Life, I interview Kentucky Congressional candidate Amy McGrath. Show More Summary

Reply to Steven Heydemann’s “Assessing Nikolas Van Dam on Syria’s Fate” – By Nikolaos Van Dam

Reply to Steven Heydemann’s “Assessing Nikolas Van Dam on Syria’s Fate” By Nikolaos van Dam – @nikolaosvandam  for Syria Comment – November 20, 2017 The assessment of Professor Steven Heydemann of my lecture of 9 November 2017, published in Syrian Comment obliges me to react. Next to concluding that my new Syria book is “an informed and […]

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young mourned by Eddie Van Halen, Ozzy Osbourne, David Coverdale

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Malcolm Young was considered one of the most potent rhythm guitarists in rock ‘n’ roll. Though he was the co-founder of AC/DC whose riffs drove many of their most muscular tunes, his...

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Shenandoah Davis, Maya Youssef, and More

Our critic reviews 5 outstanding songs from his inbox to help you stimulate your brainbox. by Dave Segal Shenandoah Davis, Seattle's orchestral-pop savant. Lou Daprile Shenandoah Davis, “The Wings” (Plume). The lead track from Seattle...Show More Summary

Opinion: “The works I’ve done ….”

We lost the great Sharon Jones a year ago tomorrow, after a long and heroic battle against cancer. Before her departure, however, the Georgia-born Jones left…

Why the Apes in War for the Planet of the Apes Are More Moral Than Roy Moore

by Charles Mudede War for the Planet of the Apes Yesterday, Roy Moore, the accused pedophile who is running in Alabama's Senate race, claimed he was something of a messiah of American moral values that needed to be upheld. Moore, asShow More Summary

21 Savage blasted for lackluster performance during Atlanta Hawks game

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene On Tuesday night at Philips Arena, Jay-Z kept the rafters shaking with his meaty beats and nimble rapping (read a review of the concert here). Atlanta-based upstart 21 Savage...

Seeing Ibeyi Live Was Chills-Inducing, Charming, And Healing

Life-affirming could be an understatement. by Zach Frimmel Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz: now on the VIP list of famous musical twins. COURTESY OF XL RECORDINGS With their jaw-dropping, 2015 self-titled debut, Ibeyi introduced to the world...Show More Summary

Good Luck, Zimbabwe; I Hope the Coup Is a Camouflaged Blessing

by Charles Mudede Capital of the basket case of Africa. Sproetniek/gettyimages.com Robert Mugabe basically pulled the plug on Zimbabwe's fragile economy in 2000, when he destroyed the banking sector by destroying the agriculture sector to maintain power in a moment of desperation. Show More Summary

Still Waiting For Decision On Lincoln Towing...

The "Lincoln Park Pirates" lot at 4882 North Clark The Tribune ran an editorial over the weekend wondering why the ICC has been taking so long to make a decision about Lincoln Towing's future.It pointed out that it's been "almost two...Show More Summary

Peak Frisco: 2017 is the Year of the Tower Crane

TweetAny prior statements of any other years being the “Year of the Tower Crane” are hereby revoked, as this is the most I’ve seen together like this A rush and a push and the landfill that We stand on is ours

Watch: Taylor Swift performs emotional song for Jimmy Fallon

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Taylor Swift made an unscheduled appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show Monday to help comfort the grieving host. Fallon canceled last week’s shows following the Nov. 4 death of his mother, Gloria. During...

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Why Does a Micropenis Have to Be a Dealbreaker?

"Sex can be great with a small cock but this one is extreme." by Dan Savage I've been feeling really shitty about a date I went on a few days ago and I was hoping to hear your thoughts. The date started out well—lots of chemistry, lots of flirting, lots of kissing. Show More Summary

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