DESIGN: 2018 In Music

2018 IN MUSIC: Two-disc mix of song favorites from 2018 for friends and family sent during the holidays. Edition of 55 Handprinted on a Kelsey Excelsior 5×8 Table Letterpress Tracklisting: Disc 1 1. “Crazy, Classic, Life” • Janelle Monáe • 04:47 • Dirty Computer, Bad Boy Records LLC 2. “Two High” • Moon Taxi • […]

REVIEW: Hearts Beat Loud [2018]

“Whoopie pies and Spotify” It’s often at extreme times of upheaval that we find ourselves taking stock of our life, ambitions, and loves. While working hard to be successful enough to support our families, we have a tendency of leaving our dreams by the wayside and/or compartmentalizing our identities to serve the unavoidable pressures of […]

REVIEW: Dope [2015]

“Congratulations. You have found your iPhone.” Malcolm Adekanbi (Shameik Moore) is a geek. You don’t even need the opening line of Rick Famuyiwa‘s Inglewood-set high school adventure Dope to state as much once we meet him. A self-proclaimed “oreo” with straight-As, constant beat-downs by Bloods-member Bug (Keith Stanfield), and Harvard aspirations his guidance counselor (Bruce […]