Convextion – Acido 22

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This one hit me at the perfect moment. A confluence of events created an opening for this slim, untitled 12″ release, allowing it to sail right into my heart of hearts.

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What I’m Into This Week (8/28 – 9/3)

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This week seemed to rush by, with the dying embers of summer swirling all around me. It’s been flush with great music, lots of bicycling, and a really fantastic sandwich.

A pair of short hip-hop albums defined my listening, along with a darkly mysterious little techno release that I’ll share. But most of all, I watched the Netflix show Stranger Things in its entirety. I was utterly floored.

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Miles Davis / Robert Glasper / Erykah Badu – Maiysha

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My favorite musical discoveries often appear on the most unexpected detours. As I leapt from one Twitter feed to another last week, I was surprised to learn that Robert Glasper recently crafted an entire album of reinvented Miles Davis tunes.

Even better, there was a music video for his take on eternal jam Maiysha, with new vocals courtesy of Erykah Badu.

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