Tag Archives: dance

Vox Hunt: A Favorite Song from ’06

Audio:  Share one of your favorite songs from 2006. 01 Something Isn't Right Herbert Pitchfork: There was a track written about on Pitchfork recently, "Something Isn't Right", the first track on Scale, and the writer, Mark Pytlik, said that you could tell in a few moments it was a Herbert track. And I think that's […]

Practicing and performing the mnemonic rituals of a kinetic orality

The Games Black Girls Play: Learning the Ropes from Double Dutch to Hip-hop Chicken Noodle Soup […] In The Games Black Girls Play, Gaunt argues that cheers — songs and seemingly nonsensical chants performed in conjunction with handclaps and foot stomps — offer entertainment for black girls across the country, but they also play a […]