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ICYMI: A roundup of the song of the week features from the past month.
Written by Parisa Eshrati
Play It By Ear is an ongoing series by T&E writer Parisa where she shares musical discoveries along with informational tidbits, casual musings, and whatever other related knowledge she can pull from her rotten quarantined brain. In this special themed edition, she shares live music memories via her small (but cherished) setlist collection.
Ronny's Record Party is for lovers of the music pantheon. Streaming monthly on Oakland's Lower Grand Radio, this all-vinyl, all-genre show explores the threads weaving together the world’s sounds, from classical, jazz, and r&b to disco, punk, and poetry. This episode kicks off with a little 80s rumba before meandering into a boogie mix, and then closes with some soul and psych rock.
Written by A. Iwasa
Reviews and recommendations of other great music zines, this roundup including issues of Razorcake, As You Were, and Perfect Mix Tape Segue.