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Tracks It has been four years since the percussive, polyrhythmic sounds of Lisbon's batida scene began trickling out of the city on the Tagus and making their way to the outside world (or at least the rest of Europe and North America)—first via DJ Marfox and his Príncipe Discos debut, Eu Sei Quem Sou, and then peers and protégés like DJ Nigga Fox, Blacksea Não Maya, Piquenos DJs Do Guetto, and Nidia Minaj. The music's path has run parallel, in some ways, to Chicago footwork's: both are inner-city styles built around radically innovative rhythms that at first could sound forbiddingly difficult to untrained ears, and both have bubbled up to influence the wider electronic landscape. If batida no longer sounds quite as alien as it did upon a first encounter with its spinning rotors and elliptical movements, it's still dazzling in its rhythmic complexity: Atop a shuffling approximation of a 4/4 beat balances an unsteady beehive of motion, aswarm with kinetic energy.

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Why Are Literary Critics Dismayed by Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch and Its Success? No one denies that Donna Tartt has written the “It novel” of the year, a runaway best-seller that won her the Pulitzer Prize. But some of the self-appointed high priests of literary criticism—at The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and The Paris Review—are deeply dismayed by The Goldfinch and its success. “Have you read The Goldfinch yet?” Consider it the cocktail-party conversation starter of 2014, the new “Are you watching Breaking Bad?” Eleven years in the making, 784 pages long, the book has re-ignited the cult of Donna Tartt, which began in 1992 with her sensational debut novel, The Secret History.

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