In our morning reading: an interview with Valeria Luiselli, new writing from Lynn Steger Strong and Genevieve Hudson, and more.
Morning Bites: Yuri Herrera, “Little Boxes” Reviewed, Nora Ephron Revisited, EMA’s Latest, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on the works of Yuri Herrera and Nora Ephron, talking with the experimental group Kill Alters, and more.
Morning Bites: EMA’s Latest, N.J. Campbell Interviewed, Jac Jemc on Ceramics, and More
In our morning reading: Ann Powers on the new album from EMA, a look at the current state of The Believer, and more.
“The Other Channel Is Just Chaos”: A Conversation With Dan Friel
The first time I ever saw Dan Friel play music was in Parts & Labor, the gloriously urgent noise-rock group of which he was a founding member. (“Fractured Skies,” from their 2007 album Mapmaker, sits very high on my list of great side one/track ones.) Since Parts & Labor’s final show in early 2012, Friel has released two solo LPs on Thrill Jockey, moved from north Brooklyn to Park Slope, and become a father. One can find the thematic influence […]
Morning Bites: Eileen Myles, William Gibson and EMA Conversed, Laurie Anderson Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: Alexander Chee interviewed Eileen Myles, EMA interviewed William Gibson, music for sleeping, and more.
Morning Bites: Young Lions, Elisa Albert Interviewed, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, EMA at PS1, and More
In this morning’s reading: interviews with Elisa Albert, Brandi Wells, and Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez; checking in with Pussy Riot and Richard Hell; the Young Lions finalists are announced; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Zadie Smith on Manhattan, Dan Harmon, Lars Iyer’s Playlist, Eimear McBride, “Small Town” Debuts, and More
New writing from Zadie Smith, Eimear McBride on Agota Kristof, Jordan Ginsberg on Dan Harmon, thoughts on EMA’s zine, a playlist from Lars Iyer, and more.