Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond uses speculative fiction as a critical lens on culture.
Rappers Talk Dirty: Future, Migos, Kodak Black, Cupcakke
2017 is shaping up to be a terrific year for hip-hop — better than 2016, I hope.
A Nuclear Warning Designed to Last 10,000 Years
Consider a wanderer 10,000 years in the future discovering a strange construction of granite thorns in the New Mexico desert, their points weathered by centuries, their shadows stretching at sinister angles.
Future’s Dark Period
Plenty of rappers are prolific in the mixtape world; in terms of sheer output, this Atlanta trap king puts even the absurdly productive Young Thug to shame.
Fagen’s Critical Catalogue (August 2014, Part 1)
It has come to my attention that the radio edit of Future’s “Move That Dope” has been christened “Move That Doh” in a classic censorship joke.
The Mobius Strip Melding Sci-fi and Architecture
The futures that are built through architecture and the futures that are constructed through science fiction aren’t always galaxies apart.
Fagen’s Critical Catalogue (February 2013)
This month, reviews of Miguel, Tame Impala, Swans, Killer Mike, and Future.