1. (O)ther (P)eople's (P)osts, 6.12.13


    1. Behind Kanye’s Mask.
    So many quotables the Interwebz can't stop exploding on itself. Kanye: "I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period. By a long jump." By Jon Caramanica.
    [ NY Times ]

    2. A (Not At All Definitive) History of Hip Hop Mixtapes.
    From Cold Crush live cassettes to Datpiff, an appreciation of "hundreds of feet of reel [rotating] through a 4” x 3” rectangle." By Noz.
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    3. The Mixtape Is Dead, Long Live The Mixtape.
    Unfortunately - unlike 9-years ago - in 2013, a visiting rap fan learns that mixtapes are nowhere to be found on the streets of NY. By Anthony Obst.
    [ Red Bull Music Academy ]

    4. Collateral Damage: Numero Group on The Vinyl Bubble.
    By Rob Sevier and Ken Shipley.
    [ The Wire ]

    5. Stone to the Bone: On Ray Harryhausen
    A cinematic special FX pioneer remembered. By Dave Tompkins.
    [ The Paris Review ]

    6. Hugh Hefner On the Connection Between Jazz and Sex
    Hef: "Jazz emerged from the New Orleans red-light district. The original spelling of the word was 'jass' and it meant sex. It was less than respectable, which only added to the appeal for a young person." By Jeff Weiss.
    [ LA Weekly ]

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