Oliver WangOliver Wang is an culture writer, scholar, and DJ based in Los Angeles.
The Patrice Rushen compilation Remind Me: The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984 revisits that formative period in Rushen's industry-spanning career.
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The latest album from Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, The Serpent's Mouth, walks a tightrope between embracing steel pan's melodious charm and its kitschy past.
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Nominees for song of the summer tend to be lively party anthems, but the grooves on The Internet's Hive Mind, out now,help score summertime's less boisterous but no less sublime moments.
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