april 2018 edition.

Abaporu (1928), from Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art, Art Institute of Chicago.

return of rovings! a biweekly to monthly list.


  • Hugh Tracey’s Sounds of Africa Series
  • Various Artists, Turn Me Loose: Outsiders of Old-Time Music
  • Doc and Merle Watson, Bear’s Sonic Journals: Never The Same Way Once – Live At The Boarding House – May 1, 1974
  • Slim Galliard, Vout for Voutoreenees
  • The Golden Gate Quartet vs. The Delta Rhythm Boys
  • Big Bill Broonzy, Trouble in Mind
  • Brownie McGhee, The Folkways Years
  • Meet the Composer Podcast
  • Been All Around This World, Alan Lomax Archives Podcast


  • Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, audiobook read by Charlton Griffin
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah
  • John Le Carré, A Legacy of Spies
  • Zadie Smith, Swingtime
  • Zadie Smith, Feel Free: Essays
  • Stuart Hall, Cultural Studies 1983
  • Raymond Williams, Culture and Society: 1780-1950
  • Michael Denning, Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution
  • Anthony Chaney, Runaway: Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Rise of Ecological Consciousness


  • Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Ethan Hubbard, Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old-Time Vermonters, Vermont Folklife Center
  • Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium, Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Propeller Group, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago


  • Halt and Catch Fire, Seasons 1-4
  • Silicon Valley, Season 5
  • Billions, Season 3
  • Homeland, Season 7
  • The Vietnam War
  • Long, Strange Trip

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