frankles free fridays

Somewhat relevant, given the past week or so of weird backlash after Kanye’s underhanded and odd comments about Beck. They both think they’re awesome, that the other one is awesome, and that Beyonce is Queen. Give me a way to quantify their talents and output in a meaningful way across genres and cultures, and then we can have a discussion on who deserves greater artistic … 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