Protoje is one of my favorite working artists these days: he gets everything right about reggae in such a spectacular modern sound, with an incredible lyrical talent and a wide open heart. This is his hard hitting new single, “Blood Money,” and I love it. The song was written in response to the political situation in Jamaica, but wisdom is universal and Protoje has always had plenty of that, so there’s some powerful solidarity in here with people struggling for justice in any nation. Check it out.
In Paul Thomas Anderson’s film adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s novel “Inherent Vice,” the song playing in the title sequence is Can’s “Vitamin C.” (Whew. That’s a lot of links.) What I was going through all of that to say is that the song sounded amazing in the movie, so I’ve …
These illustrated pieces of sheet music by People Too are just amazing. All the images and scenes of music you half-imagine: here they are, beautifully rendered.
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