Respect. Discretion. Change.
Anything by Cormac McCarthy, W.G Sebald, of course J.D. Salinger, there are many.
Ghostwriter, Menilmontant (sigh), Pinocchio, the upcoming Arrested Development movie.
Jim White, Kings of Convenience, Allison Krauss, Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, The Clark Sisters, WFMU, Gillian Welch, Cocteau Twins, Ry Cooder, Richard Thompson, much much more.
Eclectic, anything local, no shrimp
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