Look What I’m Whippin’ Now: Ivesian Collage and Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”

In which Donald Glover’s musical alter ego unintentionally mimics an ingenious, but little known, 20th century composer. … More Look What I’m Whippin’ Now: Ivesian Collage and Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”

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How Strong I Have Become: The Composer-Performer Spectrum and Kesha’s “Praying”

In which the glorious kween Kesha returns from the grave with a thrilling, but vocally impossible, new single. … More How Strong I Have Become: The Composer-Performer Spectrum and Kesha’s “Praying”

The Very Air Itself Gives Voice: Multiplicity and Eric Whitacre’s “Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine”

In which Italo Calvino dies most inconveniently, Leonardo da Vinci sleeps most fitfully, and Daniel Wolfert gives some rather grand and undue opinions on artistic merit. … More The Very Air Itself Gives Voice: Multiplicity and Eric Whitacre’s “Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine”