“It should come as no surprise that Smith came to songwriting by way of fiction, beginning his creative career as a novelist and playwright. He brings the worldbuilding methodology of those professions to I Need You Bad.” Looking at the new Sonny Smith-assembled Bay Area garage comp I Need You Bad over at Impose.
At Salon, Michele Filgate looks at the phenomenon of literary self-loathing.
Stuart Berman reviewed the new Nick Cave live album for Pitchfork.
There’s a new book out of photos of Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin.
The Dissolve on A Night at the Opera.
In news of sites we like: Hazlitt’s print edition has debuted, and Dusted has returned.
Submissions are now being accepted for Artistically Declined’s Deerbird Novella Prize.
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