I never remember my dreams. On the rare occasion that I do they really stick with me. I pick at them and turn them over and over in my mind, and the longer I do the longer they tend to accompany me as the Universe continues to spontaneously unfold all around me. Because they’re so rare these […]Read More Saudades for Gomez
Everybody loves a good caper: they keep superheroes employed, pompous bank executives nervously watching security monitors and Antwerp diamond wholesalers in a constant state of paranoid agitation. The best heists usually involve Danny Trejo, some tunneling, a motorcycle, months of patient surveillance work, blueprints, an elaborate escape plan that may or may not involve sky […]Read More Balls, Brains and Badassery: An Ode to the Heist
This weekend marks 7 years since the passing of legendary and inspirational hip hop Bodhisattva, J Dilla (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006). Here is Questlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix that he produced live for Hot 97’s Throwback at Noon show this time last year to honor the man. It’s over an hour of head-bobbing […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode DILLA. Questlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix
Happy Saudade Day, people. Get into the mood, spill a bit of wine on the floor para os santos and enjoy a couple of musings by the master of the spirit, Lisboa’s own Fernando Pessoa. Abração! “Estou só e sonho saudade. E como é branca de graça A paisagem que não sei, Vista de […]Read More Feliz Dia da Saudade
* After a heavy rain An owl’s call Illuminates the starless sky * Wherever we perceive duality Know that it is False * Money and ego, Ego and money – I am interested in neither. * […]Read More The New Haiku Vol. 4
A version excursion! Download free mp3 here. Tapper Zukie – Tapper Zukie In Dub – In Dub, 1976. Augustus Pablo – Keep On Dubbing – King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown, 1976. Burning Spear – Foggy – Living Dub Volume 2, 1980. Big Youth – Foreman vs. Frazier – Ride Like Lightening: The Best of Big […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 21 – The DUB Shall Set You Free
Happy Birthday to Alan Watts, an important light along the Way. Biography, quotes and work here. “Zen … does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” “If you know that “I”, in the sense of the person, the front, the ego, […]Read More Just Peel the Potatoes: On the Birthday of Alan Watts
Current cosmology still speculates that all things as we know them burst forth into existence with the Big Bang some 13.75 billion years ago; from this natal explosion all matter and energy raced forth and spread out, creating the known Universe and everything in it. Quantum Physics has shown that in reality matter has little, […]Read More The Stars Have Eyes
BBC: “If you could take one thing away with you from when you were playing, what would it be?” Cantona: “When I did kung-fu on the hooligan.” BBC: “Really?” Cantona: “Yeah.” More great Eric Cantona quotes and bio here.Read More KING ERIC.
Happy Birthday, Jean-Michel Basquiat. View gallery here.Read More J.M.B., R.I.P.