Category: Blog

Five Gears in Reverse

Though they were the books of the summer, Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom and Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad share the dying-light chill of autumn, uneasy reminders that the honey of nostalgia soon ferments into the vinegar of regret. Both deploy central characters who make, promote, or obsess about music — and two who […]

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Smoke’s Greatest Hits

Welcome to the archive site for the stories, columns, original video, audio and music from Smoke Music. Over the course of several years, Bob Moses and collaborators such as Nathan Salsburg, Holly Anderson, Don Fleming, Jeff Rabb, Warren Elwin, Leslie McCleave, Phil DiFiore, created a singular, personal survey of music and culture. Smoke presented – […]

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