No more silence after sex

Closeness of skin, of bodies, became the tangible marker in my mind of how close my partner and I had become — intimacy had become a numerical and qualitative rubric for grading my relationship.
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Syd tha Kyd at The New Parish

This past weekend welcomed the month’s First Friday festivities, and, as usual, hundreds of Bay Area socialites came out to celebrate art, music and good vibes throughout downtown Oakland. One of the city’s very own arts and culture magazines, Wine & Bowties, brought Syd tha Kyd to The New Parish
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Frank Ocean: channel ORANGE

Frank Ocean gets it. That’s really what it comes down to. At 24 years old, Ocean’s lyrical and musical depth far surpasses that of most of his R&B contemporaries. After joining shock-rap collective Odd Future and dropping a celebrated solo mixtape, Ocean scored front-row seats to Watch the Throne by
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The Internet: Purple Naked Ladies

As ambient hip-hop continues to rise out of uncharted wavelengths and into a popular genre of its own, The Internet serve as a prime example of this recent uprising. With their debut album, Purple Naked Ladies, the digital duo have tastefully combined hip-hop and soul in a soothing record —
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