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I Want to See Garey Godson’s Nigeria

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I want to go to Nigeria, right now. As a matter of fact, I have always wanted to go. I just didn’t know it until now. What enlightened me to my latent desire to cruise the streets of Lagos in a fancy car? It was Garey Godson’s addictive song, “Private Trips.” Garey is a Nigerian […]

Philip MacConnell Shares His Anxiety

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I’m old enough to remember college radio in the 1980’s. It was the wild west of the airwaves. Kids in their teens and twenties had the keys to broadcast booths across the US. Left to their own devices, they played whatever they wanted. Some of the best bands from that era (REM, The Replacements, Husker […]

Mutlu Appeals to Our Better Angels

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I want to live in the future that Mutlu sees, in the song “Lifeline.” The Philly soul man’s new video, “Lifeline” is a call to the better angels of our nature. It is a lament on the current state of the world, but also a hopeful image of how things could be. As the video […]

Wade Elliott Cruises Down Love Ave

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Wade Elliott’s new EP is titled, “Love Ave.” And that is definitely where the ride starts. But the trip he takes us on eventually ends down at the end of Lonely Street, at Heartbreak Hotel. The Southern Maryland based singer has put together a solid six-song concept record. It chronicles a relationship from its euphoric […]