The Reader‘s weekly look at music stories we didn’t publish ourselves
Thus far Discwoman’s Volvox has stuck to DJing, with none of the same production releases that fellow collective members Umfang or DJ Haram have used to make their names. Still, she’s built an unmistakable identity via her mixes. She mostly opts for straight-ahead techno that’s seemingly impenetrable up to the point at which it becomes […]
The Reader‘s weekly roundup of music journalism that didn’t happen here
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A roundup of the Reader‘s favorite music-related writing from the past week
According to the podcast and arbiter of celebrity minutiae Who? Weekly, famous people can typically be separated into the “thems” and the “whos”—the omnipresent ones you recognize and the obscure ones you probably don’t. In the current sphere of pop music, singer Dua Lipa undeniably qualifies as a “who.” She’s not ironic enough to ingratiate […]
Over the past week the Reader has collected these music stories that are still worth your time today.
24hrs is waiting to receive plaudits like those collected by R&B-rap crossover acts Ty Dolla $ign—a frequent collaborator—and the also anonymously named Dvsn, if only because he’s as yet nowhere near as lyrically acute as the former or as spiritual as the latter. The Artist Formerly Known as Royce Rizzy is Atlanta to the bone, […]
Friday at the Seminary Co-op, Emily Lordi discussed her recent 33 1/3 book on Donny Hathaway’s 1972 live album with poet Tara Betts.