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Rhythm, Sound and Sense

Words are fun. In an interview with Kendrick Lamar, the rapper talked about the pleasure of molding words to his own purposes, twisting them so that they rhymed or almost rhymed. Internal rhyme, end rhyme and rhythm are the backbone of rap and have been the site of the genre's most noticeable innovations beyond, of… Continue reading Rhythm, Sound and Sense

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Diverting the Muse

It should be obvious that if you want to create art, you must study it. A photographer must study photography, a musician must understand music, and a writer who never reads will never produce anything worthwhile. To put a finer point on this, we might substitute devotion for study, for that is the truth of it: you must… Continue reading Diverting the Muse