Change of the Guard

by Max Vinetz In this contemporary jazz epic, Kamasi Washington brings Miles Coltrane, Mahler, Flying Lotus, and Thundercat along for the journey. You may have heard him before, but you probably haven’t heard of him. Meet Kamasi Washington, the man whose tenor saxophone permeated the world on Kendrick Lamar’s latest release, To Pimp A Butterfly. […]


Patti Smith’s “Eighteen Stations”

by Sara McCartney Patti Smith, Cafe ‘Ino, Bedford Street (2013) Punk Priestess Patti Smith is better known for the big: loud, attention grabbing rock shows, big ideas, cosmic poetry, and an emotionally devastating memoir, Just Kids, which documents the cultural history of New York in its hipster heyday. By contrast, her new art exhibit, Eighteen […]