The genre-defying artistry of Jesse Boykins III

Though he’s often referred to as an “alternative R&B singer,” Further resident Jesse Boykins III is the kind of artist who defies classification. Yes, he can be placed within the soul tradition, but his voracious aesthetic eclecticism ranges from afrobeat to trance, acid jazz to glitch, new age to hip hop and beyond, not even to mention his literary influences. Continue reading “The genre-defying artistry of Jesse Boykins III”

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Architects against the grain

It’s the architects of the world who both literally and figuratively put cities on the map. It’s the buildings, roads, sidewalks, subways, and squares that facilitate the way humankind interacts with the Earth, and it’s the landmark buildings and their histories that can define a country’s identity and international importance. Continue reading “Architects against the grain”

Friday, July 5th, 2019