frankles free fridays

My good friend and all-around beacon of positive energy, Chris, is headed to Shambhala next weekend, where many such beacons have gone, and should go. He asked my advice on shows he should see at the festival in British Columbia, and at first I was flattered that he’d asked. After reviewing the line-up, and checking out photos from previous Shambhala’s, I am overcome with envy. … Continue reading frankles free fridays

Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

REMIXES This was a very difficult list to pare down. Remixes certainly didn’t suffer any kind of shortage over the course of the year, and with each subsequent mind-bending remix, the previous one gets pushed back a little bit further from memory. Such was the case with Bonobo’s Balearic treatment of Maya Jane Coles’ remix  of Ella Fitzgerald’s “Blue Skies.’ which turned out as beautiful … Continue reading Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

Sunday Sounds: Odesza | In Return

Imagine for a moment that interstellar travel was not only possible, but widely accessible, and you could take a couple days off to explore distant planets. You’d try to find the most beautiful one, right? (Well, after you found the one most resembling Tatooine with it’s double sunsets.) If you found one that was composed of reds, pinks and purples instead of the greens, blues … Continue reading Sunday Sounds: Odesza | In Return