In our weekend reading: catching up with Drive Like Jehu, a pair of Alexander Chee interviews, new writing from Laina Dawes, and much more.
Brooklyn Vegan asked Sohrab Habibion of Obits to sum up 2009. One question in particular got my interest: What’s the best and worst thing about being in a band in NYC in 2009? The fact that people think Dirty Projectors are culturally important. Of many of the bigger “hype” albums of the year, Bitte Orca was one I genuinely enjoyed. Not sure where Dave Longstreth and his crew are going to take it from here, but the album is strong […]