‘The Life of Pablo’ is a blurry snapshot of an ever-changing Kanye West

Kanye West has preached the gospel many times. On occasion in a literal sense, but mostly he’s preached a gospel that speaks of himself as the good news. When he declared that his next album would be a gospel album, back in January, a newfound anticipation fueled the imagination of his followers, and probably of […]

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Julia Kent

Julia Kent’s “Frost and Furrow” is a hymn for the winter

 With winter in full effect I’ve caught myself looking for music that encapsulates the cold and mystic that I associate with this time of the year. “Frost and Furrow”, the newest track by Canadian cellist and composer Julia Kent comes up to my expectations in this regard. In three and half minutes Kent’s nimble play of […]

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Amah Edoh on African print clothing and cultural production

Here are some pictures I took during Belgian Renaissance‘ May event/lecture at Le Space in Brussels. The talk was led by MIT PhD candidate Amah Edoh who discussed her research on African cultural production. Edoh is currently working on her dissertation on wax cloth (also known as “African print cloth”). Africanness Her focus lies on […]

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Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s ‘Euclid’ is a record full of colorful adventures

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith‘s musical background is as diverse as the songs you’ll hear on Euclid. Besides being a trained vocalist, she plays the piano, the classical guitar and has a fascination for modular synthesizers. She’s a trained vocalist, who plays the piano, classical guitar, and later on becomes fascinated with modular synthesizers. In 2010, she served ambient pop […]

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