I’ve been into Kalup Linzy’s work for awhile now — you can still listen to a RealAudio stream of his November 2007 appearance on my WFMU radio show, or grab our collaborative song, which we performed at PS 1’s Warm Up this past July (remember summer? I CAN’T. THIS NEW YORK WINTER IS ENDLESS).

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[Kalup (Linzy) and (James) Franco]

Kalup started working on music with James Franco last year, and they just gifted out a sweet spacious preview track, fresh off the laptop. I’ve heard some of Kalup’s work-in-progress, and this new jam is one of my faves. James Franco’s interpretation of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides, Now” with additional music and lyrics by Kalup Linzy: