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On my 2023-- A Year Whittled Down to Just One Story

It has been my lifelong ambition to never own a pet. Pets are impediments to personal autonomy. They're tethers to an unchanging state. They're the non-thumb having maintenance of the status quo up until the moment where it's not, where they cause damage-- to your property, to themselves, to your schedule, to your finances. I've never seen the emotional benefit of owning pets. For the price of always having to deal with some new hair that invades your belongings, we receive a warm body with a face that doesn't speak your language. The spontaneity in life that comes with having pets isn't from your deciding to change plans and stay out at night later or go off on some far off trip at the spur of the moment; such zigs and zags are a result of that supposed loved one running off into the neighborhood because of a loud noise or eating something left out on a counter that has to be pumped from their stomach at an exorbitant cost. At some point in my life,

The Line-Up and Evolve for 29 & 30 December 2023

The Line-Up for 29 December 2023 Steve Lehman & Orchestre National de Jazz, "Los Angeles Imaginary)" off Ex Machina Gold Panda, "We Work Nights" off Half of Where You Live Mike Dillon & Punkadelick, the title track to Inflorescence Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke, the title track to Lean In Butcher Brown, "It Was Me (Car Chase)" off Solar Music DJ Harrison, "Echo Parking" off Stashboxxx John Scofield, the title track to Uncle John's Band Ambrose Akinmusire, the title track to Owl Song Teebs, "LSP" feat. Austin Peralta off Collections 01 WEB WEB x Max Herre, "Testimony" off WEB MAX II Gard Nilssen's Supersonic Orchestra, "The Space Dance Experiment" off Family Kassa Overall, "The Lava Is Calm" feat. Theo Croker off ANIMALS Jonti, the title track to Twirligig Maria Elena Silva, "Sugar Water" off Dulce Evolve for 30 December 2023 3 o'clock hour JoVia Armstrong &am

The Line-Up and Evolve for 22 & 23 December 2023

The Line-Up for 22 December 2023 WEB WEB x Max Herre, "Perennial Journey" off WEB MAX II Flying Lotus, "Tiny Tortures" off Until the Quiet Comes Ambrose Akinmusire, "Flux Feelings" off Owl Song Maria Elena Silva, "Love, If It Is So" off Dulce Irreversible Entanglements, the title track to Protect Your Light JD Allen, "The Revelator" off THIS Mo Kolours, "Tusk Dance" off EP3: Tusk Dance The Vince Guaraldi Quintet, "Linus And Lucy (1973)" off A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Christian Sands, "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" off Christmas Stories Kait Dunton, "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentleman" off A Very Keyboard Christmas Teebs, "Your Favorite Weekday" off Collections 01 Resavoir, "Inside Minds" off Resavoir (II) Rotem Sivan, "The Tree - For Hilde" off Dream Louder John Scofield, "Nothing Is Forever" off Uncle John's Band Jonti, "Koi Moon&

The Line-Up and Evolve for 15 & 16 December 2023

The Line-Up for 15 December 2023 Miguel Zenon & Dan Tepfer, "317 E 32nd St" off Internal Melodies BADBADNOTGOOD, "Salmonella" Gregory Porter, "Christmas Waltz" off Christmas Wish Samara Joy, "Warm In December" off A Joyful Holiday EP Christian Sands, "Shoveling" off Christmas Stories Flying Lotus, "Comet Course" off Los Angeles Miho Hazama, "A Monk In Ascending and Descending" off m_unit: Beyond Orbits Myra Melford's Fire and Water Quintet, "Insertion Two" off Hear The Light Singing dela, "Get Busy" off The Robert Glasper Beat Tape Steve Lehman & Orchestre National de Jazz, "Los Angeles Imaginary" off Ex Machina Brandee Younger, "You're A Girl For One Man Only" off Brand New Life Daniel Villarreal feat. Jeff Parker & Anna Butterss, "Daytime Nighttime" off Lados B Teebs, "View Point" off Estara JD Allen, "See It, Say It, Sorted"