Jai Paul: Do You Love Her Now

Billed as a double B-side, “Do You Love Her Now” and “He,” is Jai Paul‘s first release in some six years. The two songs are quite different, but both are lustrous and undeniably the work of the beloved UK producer. While “He” is more experimental, “Do You Love Her” is a glorious, sultry tune that blends R&B, soft-rock and funk. Paul’s breathy vocals and coos …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Farewell to Stephen Hawking, erosion at Easter Island, Airbnb for luggage and more

1. The Erosion of Easter Island One of the most remote inhabited locations, Easter Island captivates because of the remnants of the ancient civilization it once housed: moai statues and “ahu” platforms, found predominantly along the island’s coast. Many of these iconic relics are actually tombs for the dead. Because of their placement, these artifacts are jeopardized by rising sea levels. More than just the …

Farewell Matt Dike, Producer and Co-Founder of Delicious Vinyl

Producer, DJ and co-founder of Delicious Vinyl, Matt Dike has passed away at 55 years old. Behind the scenes, Dike produced the Beastie Boys’ 1989 record Paul’s Boutique (along with the Dust Brothers), as well as frat rap including Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina,” and Young MC’s “Bust A Move.” Delicious Vinyl (founded in 1987) was respected for signing left-of-center artists like …