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Welcome to Songs for Listening, a curated site for daily playlists from musicians, agents, managers, writers, scholars, and programmers.

02-18-19 | Songs for Listening | Sam Stephenson

02-18-19 | Songs for Listening | Sam Stephenson

‘Long Desert Train' from 'Pyramid Electric Co.' by Jason Molina
'City of Asylum' from 'City of Asylum' by Eric Revis Trio feat. Kris Davis & Andrew Cyrille
'Dance of the Evil Toys' from 'The Secret Between the Body & the Soul' by Branford Marsalis Quartet
'End of the World' from 'Quieter' by Carla Bozulich & Marc Ribot

The writer and documentarian Sam Stephenson — author, most recently, of the fine volume, Gene Smith's Sink: A Wide-Angle View — offers the first list, on Monday, February 18 at Songs for Listening. Sam is a serious listener, a fearless researcher, and a deep, wonderfully idiosyncratic writer. Sam has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, Tin House, among others, and is the founder of Rock Fish Stew. He was 2010 and 2015 ASCAP Deems Taylor / Virgil Thomson Prize winner.

02-19-19 | Songs for Listening | Simone Dinnerstein

02-19-19 | Songs for Listening | Simone Dinnerstein

02-17-19 | Why should we be listening? | Aaron Greenwald

02-17-19 | Why should we be listening? | Aaron Greenwald