Frankie Knuckles Record Collection preserved at  Chicago Cultural Bastion
July 30, 2020
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Frankie Knuckles Record Collection preserved at Chicago Cultural Bastion

How one communes with their higher power is a very personal choice and is a reflection of one’s cultural and spiritual identity.
August 15, 2020
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Shure M44-7: A Cartridge Heard by Millions, Known by Few

Of all the far-flung scenarios I could imagine happening in the decades to come, one that never occurred to me was a future without the Shure M44-7.
August 21, 2020
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The Summer when Everything Changed

For me, the last few summers blend together. I’d struggle to pin down if the full moon party I played at was last year or three years ago, when I watched Purple Rain in the park, or exactly which year my bike got stolen. I can’t imagine that I’ll mistake 2020 for any other summer.
October 6, 2020
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Listening Alone: Untangling the Best Music of 2020 So Far

The global pandemic has affected politics, economics, and human behavior in ways that will take years to fully realize, never mind the effect this paradigm shift will have on the world of music.