Ariel Pink

Tracks of the Week 30.09.17

Peaches – ‘Dumb Fuck’ * * * Michael Cera – ‘Best I Can’ (feat. Sharon Van Etten) * * * J Balvin & Willy William – ‘Mi Gente’ (feat. Beyoncé) * * * Princess Nokia – ‘Bart Simpson’ & ‘Green Line’ * * * Lenny Grant – ‘On & On’ (feat. 50 Cent & Jeremih) * * * Beatrice Dillon…

Tracks of the Week 16.09.17

Björk – ‘The Gate’ * * * G-Eazy – ‘No Limit’ (feat. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B) * * * Nosaj Thing – ‘Way We Were’ (feat. Zuri Marley) * * * Iglooghost – ‘White Gum’ * * * Gucci Mane – ‘Curve’ (feat. The Weeknd) * * * G.E.S. – ‘Nanzen-ji’   * * * Destroyer – ‘Tinseltown Swimming…

Tracks of the Week 19.08.17

Carmen Villain – ‘Borders’ (feat. Jenny Hval) * * * Ariel Pink – ‘Feels Like Heaven’ * * * Makthaverskan – ‘In My Dreams’ * * * Lil B – ‘Global’ (feat. iLoveMakonnen) * * * Stefflon Don – ‘Hurtin’ Me’ (feat. French Montana) * * * Gucci Mane – ‘I Get The Bag’ (feat. Migos) * * * A$AP…

Culturedarm’s Songs of the Month (July 2017)

Olga Bell – ‘Special Leave’ Service members in the United States military can accrue special leave for serving in hostile environments for extended periods. If they spend a continuous period of at least 120 days in situations which expose them to the threat of imminent danger, they can accumulate and retain up to 120 days of leave by adding their ordinary…

Tracks of the Week 15.07.17

Empress Of – ‘Go To Hell’ * * * Sevyn Streeter – ‘Anything You Want’ (feat. Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa, & Jeremih) * * * Lana Del Rey – ‘Summer Bummer’ (feat. A$AP Rocky & Playboi Carti) * * * Playboi Carti – ‘Magnolia’ * * * Dua Lipa – ‘New Rules’ * * * A$AP Twelvyy – ‘Yea…

Tracks of the Week 10.06.17

SZA – ‘The Weekend’ * * * Waxahatchee – ‘Never Been Wrong’ * * * Zola Jesus – ‘Exhumed’ * * * Sheer Mag – ‘Need to Feel Your Love’ * * * FAKA – ‘Uyang’khumbala’ * * * Chief Keef – ‘Alone (Intro)’ * * * NÍDIA – ‘Sinistro’ * * * Toro y Moi – ‘Girl Like You’…

Heteroglossia in the Music of Ariel Pink

I sometimes think that popular music criticism – taking popular music very broadly as a whole, and the criticism of popular music as something distinct from the criticism of classical music (a distinction which generally holds strong, in spite of a number of crossover artists or artists whose music draws from and fits alongside classical composers and compositions) – lacks…