“He had a rare ability to illuminate the varieties of human ugliness. No one ever did it so beautifully.”
A.O. Scott on the passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Such sad news.
Beautiful essay by Jon Sands on poetry, family, aging, love, and Andre 3000 buying bananas at Trader Joes.
Spacious ambient techno lightness, reminiscent of Aphex Twin’s immortal Selected Ambient Works 85-92. Really lovely. You can stream the whole album here or on Rdio (which is free now) here.