In our weekend reading: an interview with Rowan Ricardo Phillips, quarantine thoughts from Chris Forsyth, and more.
Afternoon Bites: T Kira Madden Interviewed, Michael Carroll Excerpted, Chris Forsyth, Rachel Howard’s Playlist, and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with T Kira Madden, thoughts on Chris Forsyth’s new album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Chris Forsyth, Bryan Washington Interviewed, Revisiting Gertrude Stein, Troy James Weaver Fiction, and More
In our afternoon reading: a review of Chris Forsyth’s new album, an interview with Bryan Washington, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kelby Losack Interviewed, Adapting “Native Son,” Norman Lock on Samuel Beckett, Édouard Louis, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Kelby Losack and Michele Filgate, new writing from Norman Lock, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Will Oldham Interviewed, Moby-Dick Marathon Recapped, “East Village Eye” History, “The Infernal,” and More
In our afternoon reading: an interview with Will Oldham, a review of Mark Doten’s debut novel, a recap of this year’s Moby-Dick Marathon NYC, Airbnb gets into publishing, and more.
Morning Bites: Walter Benjamin, Talking Gigantic, Bob Odenkirk on Charles Portis, Kerry Howley, and More
In this morning’s reading: Stephanie LaCava talks Walter Benjamin, Bob Odenkirk talks Charles Portis, notes on Scott Walker’s album with Sunn 0))), interviews with Chris Forsyth, Stan Shaw, and Jim Ruland, and more.
Chris Forsyth‘s 2013 album Solar Motel came highly recommended from a friend whose taste in music is damn near impeccable. Looking more deeply into the album, I saw a quote that alluded to both Television and Pharaoh Sanders in describing it. Even more surprisingly, as hyperbolic as it seems, that comparison gets at the precision and the vastness of the music heard there. Soon enough, I delved into his back catalog, including 2012’s Kenzo Deluxe, in which Forsyth’s music veers in a […]