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I’m Michael Foucault. So are you. I formulate my experience in a way that gives humans certain understandings. Then I suddenly become Beyoncé. And right after that Alan Watts. One day I wake up as Sara Ahmed and at the same time I’m out touring with my band ABBA. Meanwhile I’m turning into Aung San Suu Kyi and Jeanne d’Arc. I love and respect myself and everyone else and don’t know what I will experience next. -- Merely
I’m an olive. So are you. I fall down to the ground and the whole world starts to shake. My olive family is still up there hanging in the tree. I miss the other olives. I created deep bonds to some of them. Especially those olives that raised me, and those who made me become the olive I am. -- Merely
We're psyched to present Whitney, live in Dallas on Thursday, July 21, at Club Dada in Deep Ellum. The group just dropped one of the best albums of 2016, earning them a much deserved best new music nod, and their live show is apparently on point as well, according to this glowing 4-star review from the Guardian for their London show earlier this week...
It's fun when a song that has been so incessantly hyped -- and was, by any measure, already a hit before it was even finished -- ends up being as good as you'd hoped. Maryland's Maggie Rogers shares the beautiful finished version of her undeniable viral sensation "Alaska", on which she manages to organically combine her impressive, more traditional folk music background with the "energy of dance music" to create a pulsing, heartfelt pastoral-dance-pop gem that reminds me of the time Amelia Randall Meath transformed her former group Mountain Man's a capella folk hymn "Play It Right" into a full-on Sylvan Esso banger...