some music for troubling times.

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i don’t think any one of us is unaware that there’s a lot of awful and terrifying stuff going on in the world right now. our country is not okay right now. i don’t know exactly what to do — not at all. i don’t have the answers. i don’t even know how to express myself well right now but i know in my heart that it has to get better or we’re... 
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when life gives you lemons.

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have y’all watched beyoncĂ©’s lemonade visual album yet? i bought the album on itunes, and it comes with the hour-long video, so of course i had to see what all the fuss is about. visually, lemonade is really stunning and very thought-provoking. it’s a combination of songs from the album and some spoken word — some badass spoken word in which, i’m... 
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farewell mister bowie.

bowie

David Bowie (2012) by artist Elizabeth Peyton. so much will be said about the life and death of david bowie in the next few days, even years, decades to come. i haven’t been able to stop thinking of him since i heard the sadly unexpected news on the car radio monday morning. i was so shocked i drove directly to my local coffee shop because i felt the need to be around... 
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hey mister dj, put another record on.

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manukopp + tesse barton for urban outfitters. i guess i really am in a hunkering down mood today — i can always tell when i get out the vinyl. i have an older crosley record player and i like to play the oldies but the goodies on slow weekends around the house. i put on records like joni mitchell’s miles of aisles, or some best of chet baker, and if i’m really... 
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aether cone gets connected: a giveaway.

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i shared the very cool looking aether cone speaker a while back. the cone is a ‘smart’ speaker that essentially reads your mind once it gets to know you. you can speak to it, tell it what kind of music or radio broadcast you’re in the mood for, and bam! it finds just the music and podcasts you were looking for — and you can play from your rdio playlists... 
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