In our morning reading: thoughts on Carter Sickels’s novel, new writing by Justin Taylor and Tracy O’Neill, and more.
We listened to a lot of music this year. The new music we enjoyed the most ran the gamut from blissed-out ambient work to cathartic examples of hip-hop and hardcore. Also in there were some notable collaborations, expansive artistic statements, and next-level work from artists in their prime — a sonically disparate mixtape that never fails to energize.
Weekend Bites: Kamasi Washington, Andrea Kleine Interviewed, James Yeh Fiction, Maria Dahvana Headley, and More
In our weekend reading: interviews with Kamasi Washington and Andrea Kleine, fiction by James Yeh, and more.
Morning Bites: Kamasi Washington’s Latest, Mark Doten, Kaitlyn Greenidge Nonfiction, Hua Hsu Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: thoughts on Kamasi Washington’s new album, interviews with Mark Doten and Hua Hsu, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Eileen Myles Interviewed, Danielle Henderson Nonfiction, Lauren McKeon, Kamasi Washington’s Latest, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Eileen Myles and Lauren McKeon, new writing by Sarah Rose Etter, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Steph Post and Alex Segura on Florida, David Joy’s Playlist, Kamasi Washington, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking Florida and crime fiction, a playlist from David Joy, and much more.
Morning Bites: Colson Whitehead’s Latest, Pylon’s Live Album, Leigh Stein, Kamasi Washington Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: news of Colson Whitehead’s new novel; interviews with Leigh Stein, Kamasi Washington, and Troy James Weaver; and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kamasi Washington, Carl Wilson on Brian Wilson, Mat Johnson Interviewed, Harry Dean Stanton Festival, and More
In our afternoon reading: checking in with Kamasi Washington and Mat Johnson, Carl Wilson on the works of Brian Wilson, a festival dedicated to Harry Dean Stanton, and more.