Morning Bites: Parody Songs, Karen Green Reviewed, James Turrell Profiled, Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s, and More


“It reminds me of the best parts in Geoff Dyer’s But Beautiful, where he spins dazzling portraits of multiple jazz legends. But the lens through which Green peers is tinged with her ongoing inquiry on absence.” Talking Karen Green’s Bough Down at Hyperallergic.

The Guardian has the last interview given by Iain Banks.

The New York Times has an epic James Turrell profile.

Kate Christensen’s Blue Plate Special gets some Approval Matrix love.

Yo La Tengo played Maxwell’s for the last time on Saturday.

Joe Winkler wrote about the British procedural The Fall for Salon.

Animal Collective and Police Academy‘s Michael Winslow teamed up at Bonnaroo.

“In 2013, we’re all Weird Al Yankovic.” Jody Rosen on The Lonely Island and pop parodies.

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