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Bold flyers and breakbeats in 1970s-era Bronx

At AIGA’s Eye on Design, writer Jerome Harris looks at unsung graphic designer PHASE 2’s hand-distributed photocopied flyers “made from Letraset, markers, cut-up photographs, and glue” in 1970s-era South Bronx, where loosely organized parties held in emptied or burnt-out buildings would pave the way for hip hop culture.

João, he is mystery

At Longreads, writer Tom Maxwell remembers Brazilian songwriter, masterful jazz guitarist, and bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto, who passed away in Rio de Janeiro on July 6th.