Afternoon Bites: Matt Fraction on John Darnielle, Vår, Used Magazines, and More

“All that well-meaning “jazz” talk has a point — Billy Rymer’s skittering cymbals on “When I Lost My Bet” and the smoky shuffle of One of Us Is the Killer‘s title cut are clearly informed by jazz vocabulary, with the band’s ethos embracing Ornette Coleman’s philosophy of harmolodics alongside hints of Mahavishnu Orchestra shred.” Hello, new Dillinger Escape Plan album. Matt Fraction describes nonexistent John Darnielle songs, which is exactly as amazing as it sounds. ” …what really charmed me about this book is […]

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