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First Impressions: Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Music like Julien Baker’s could save us all. I wanted to let that breathe for a second, because I can’t think of the last time I’ve felt someone… Continue reading

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Recommended Track: “Change Locations” by Drake & Future

By all accounts, Drake and Future’s joint album What A Time To Be Alive is a present. Recorded during a few productive nights in Atlanta, it’s essentially a tossed-off collection of tracks with beats that slot neatly into Future’s incredible three-project run … Continue reading

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Recommended Track: “My Wrecking Ball” by Ryan Adams

“My Wrecking Ball” is a simple song, even by Ryan Adams’ standards: a stripped-down arrangement, quietly sung verses, and an unadorned, repeating chorus. I’d be surprised if the whole song is more than ten sentences long. But the beautiful thing about Adams’ … Continue reading

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Selections From 11:37: “Tonight”

For my senior honors thesis at Penn, I wrote two poems a day for six months. It was called Selections from 11:37. Basically, every morning and every evening, at exactly 11:37, I stopped whatever I was doing and gave myself fifteen … Continue reading

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Selections From 11:37: “Waiting For The End Of The World”

For my senior honors thesis at Penn, I wrote two poems a day for six months. It was called Selections from 11:37. Basically, every morning and every evening, at exactly 11:37, I stopped whatever I was doing and gave myself fifteen … Continue reading

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Life In The Real World, Day 13: “Learning To Live With Yourself”

I’m finally settling into the working life, which is about as frightening of a sentence as I’ve ever truthfully typed. The 5:45AM alarms are a pain instead of a bullet to the head, even as I get further and further … Continue reading

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