“By now it should be obvious that Jackie Shane wasn’t bringing his act to Toronto so it could be better understood. Instead he was taking it out of context, to someplace where it seemed more alien and strange. Maybe he liked it better that way.” Carl Wilson explores the life of Jackie Shane.
Zachary Lipez interviewed Aaron Montaigne — who you may know from Antioch Arrow, Heroin, Dangerous Boys Club, and more.
There’s a nicely concise piece in The New York Times about the current state of New York hardcore.
Roy Kesey on a fictional Paul Thomas Anderson film.