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#FromTheVault: It’s Alive! Painting to Chicago’s Music [TSM05]

#FromTheVault TSM05 October 2016 Four artists painted during live shows in Chicago, bringing the colors and shapes of music to life. Liz Nerat. Emergence. Paint marker on salvaged windowpane. Painted at Mischief: Open Decks Night at ExitPresley Joy Paget. Go Higher. Acrylic on canvas. Painted to the music of Highness, live at the Tonic Room. The top black-and-white portion was painted before Highness played, and the bottom portion in color was painted during their set.Abena Motaboli. The Cataclysm In The She: Ensemble. Enamel paint, tea, coffee stains, glue, milk, india ink on canvas. Painted to the music of DXTR Spits and Warmth at The Corner Anniversary Show, the one year ...

#FromTheVault: Rahim Salaam [TSM04]

#FromTheVault TSM04 August 2016 https://soundcloud.com/whataboutchicago Tune in to What About Chicago?! hosted by Rahim Salaam and Ben Moroney and take that walk among live art, music, entertainment, and culture in Chicago. Interview w/ Rahim Salaam Rahim Salaam wears many hats. He’s known as Uncle, the Mayor of DIY, the Amateur, Rageing Salaam. He has been making music and doing the DIY thing in Chicago for nearly 20 years, and has hosted a weekly podcast called What About Chicago?! for the past three years. TSM editor Sasha sat down with Rahim in his bedroom cluttered with art at Hostel Earphoria, the hostel/venue that he helps run, to talk about his roots in hip hop, ...

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#FromtheVault: Sexual Violence Everywhere, or what i learned the day after david bowie died [TSM02]

#FromtheVault TSM02 April 2016 Sexual Violence Everywhere or what i learned the day after david bowie died by +   Do you think I came to give peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. And where there’s one they’re bound to divide it, Right in two. Right in two. This is a vignette about shame and anger, about the disgraced fall of a beloved icon from my childhood. That man is Jackie Chan. And also David Bowie. I’m listening to Tool’s “Right In Two,” for the first time in maybe ten years. I just finished Pitchfork’s review of the new David Bowie album Blackstar, it talks about him dying a little more than I’m comfortable with. I think ‘I hope David’s still alive when we figure ...