"An ode to an icebox is possible, since it contains fruit and meat."
In its heyday, Billboard's R&B chart credibly reflected the tastes of the genre's core fans, paving the way for artists like James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, Prince, and Whitney Houston. But now, a new digital methodology has rendered the tally a shell of its former self, replete with dubious racial and cultural consequences. Chris Molanphy details the chart’s storied history and discusses whether it can be fixed in our latest feature, "I Know You Got Soul".
this article does a really good job of explaining an issue that’s been worrying me for the last year
this is the final artwork for eternal hiss, which i’ll release as soon as i find the time to finish mixing the problem track