Category Archives: 2017

2017: first third report a/k/a I do actually listen to current music

5 best albums: Strength of a Woman, Mary J. Blige FABRICLIVE 91: Special Delivery, Various Artists God’s Problem Child, Willie Nelson The Breaker, Little Big Town Culture, Migos 10 best singles: “U + Me (Love Lesson),” Mary J. Blige “Bad … Continue reading

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Grammys 2017 liveblog

5pm (PST): Why is Adele wearing my Mom’s curtains? 507pm: Why the hell do these damned awards shows need hosts, anyway? If I wanted to watch a James Cordden comedy routine, I’d watch his late night show. Which I don’t. … Continue reading

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Migos, ‘Culture’ (300/Quality Control/Atlantic, 2017)

Talking with Alfred recently about the current #1 single in the U.S., I asked him, “Migos [and Lil Uzi Vert sure] love words, don’t they?” He replied with one word: “Logorrhea.” And he’s right. To a certain extent, you can use that … Continue reading

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