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In My Own Hand

MY HANDS | The most immediate connecting-agents to the worlds I perceive. And when they meet with the achromatic semitones, electricity fires in my brain and races through my skin. Sensations and environs so familiar generate a quiet, rooted confidence not unlike linguistic fluency. In a sheer second's time, a new idea forms -- then informs my heart. Pulses respond, incitement ensues and at once doubles, beating blood-rhythms into...

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Acronyms for All | New music from AJ+CPO+PSk and OK

AJ DeGrasse

Headline: AJ+CPO release Sweeter the Pain [2015] - live from The Warehome, featuring our friends Scott Devours, Daniel Rhine, and the brothers Owen of PawnShop kings.

Chris Paul Overall (CPO) is my buddy. We were born weeks apart. At times we've behaved even like brothers. PawnShop kings (PSk) are two genuine brothers by blood - Scott and Joel. They'll tell you that brotherly love means both exhilarating and not-so-loving exchanges. CPO and I have spent many many hours together over the years. We're both moody creatures with big hearts. You see where I'm going with this.

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'Twas the Fortnight Before Christmas: Forging of The Bells | Some Children, pt 1

AJ DeGrasse

SOME CHILDREN | 'Tis no hyperbole: I get to make fun noises with some remarkable music-buddies. And if the task-du-jour is one of my own curation, then to a "man" those buddies would likely betray how I consistently lead us to the very fire's-edge. 

It must have something to do with my

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'Twas the Fortnight Before Christmas: Forging of The Bells | Prologue

AJ DeGrasse

OUR CALENDARS | -- poised to make good on their threats -- shall shortly fade 2015 to an echo and wade our world waist-deep in the maturing effects of this El Niño. Does a change in atmosphere ever bring you instantly to a former time and place, much like the unexpected arrival of a familiar scent? Walk outside just now; breathe in. Where were you this time last orbit, early December? Which passions had your pursuit, and who was there by your side?...

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