While 2016 hasn’t been the best year for, well, a lot of reasons, it’s hard to deny that it was a good year for music. Here is a selection of my 16 favorite track of this year.

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Flamingosis — Feelings of Sentimentality Due to Getting Curved

Coming out of the amazing Keats Collective that produced Future Funk legends Saint Pepsi and マクロスMACROSS 82-99 in addition to local talent like X3SR, New Jersey-based Flamingosis has slowly moved away from early disco-based work towards lush instrumental hip hop flips.… Read More

Sunday December 11th @6pm

On this episode of RadioActive I mixed it up with pre-recorded segments with one guest and reactions from another. Both return guests. Both brilliant. Both here to tackle some of the bigger questions that are plaguing us about ‘truth’: what is it, how many are there?… Read More

After giving you guys a bit of a break from the daily fair posts, I’m back to review some major players in the art scene that Miami Art Week brings down to South Florida each year in December. ArtMiami and Context Art Fairs in Midtown, with sister fair Aqua in Miami Beach, are often hailed as the penultimate Miami Art Week experience outside of Art Basel itself.… Read More

Brian Newman scheduled to play at Nobu Eden Roc Hotel for Art Basel on Saturday December 3rd to celebrate his new signing with Verve Label. He is most well known for collaboration with Lady Gaga on stage and in her jazz album with Tony Bennett “Cheek to Cheek.” Now he is solo and what an experience it was to see him live wallowing in his most new success.… Read More

Sunday December 4th @6pm (Recorded episode included)

On this episode of RadioActive we took a broad look at what is happening in Standing Rock and the #NoDAPL movement from the perspective of water science – looking to the potential impacts of the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Missouri River and surrounding watershed.We also went live mere hours after it was announed that the Army Corps of Engineers denied the permit to cross the Missouri River in Standing Rock and therefore blocking construction of #DAPL (for now) making for a much more celebratory tone than expected!… Read More