In our afternoon reading: new writing from R. O. Kwon, interviews with Erin Hosier and Vivien Goldman, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Ocean Vuong Interviewed, Jim DeRogatis, The Gotobeds’ Latest, Leni Zumas, and More
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Ocean Vuong and Leni Zumas, a dispatch from a Debbie Harry reading, and more.
Morning Bites: Marie Darrieussecq, Carolyn Zaikowski Interviewed, Lessons From Julio Cortázar, and More
In our morning reading: Marie Darrieussecq and Kate Zambreno in conversation, excellent music made with a synthesizer, and more.
Weekend Bites: Leland Cheuk, Sarah Gerard Nonfiction, Constance Ann Fitzgerald, The Gotobeds, and More
In our weekend reading: new writing by Leland Cheuk, Sarah Gerard, and Constance Ann Fitzgerald; an interview with Jac Jemc; and more.
Morning Bites: Zadie Smith on Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Edith Wharton and Celebrity, Han Kang, The Gotobeds’ Latest, and More
In our morning reading: Zadie Smith on the writings of Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, an interview with Marilynne Robinson, new nonfiction from Navneet Alang, and more.
Great Lakes Postpunk Avengers: The Gotobeds and Protomartyr’s Exhilarating Alienation
Blame it on the radio, if you think blame should be cast. It was an offhand listen to WFMU one day that made my ears perk up. The band, it turned out, was called The Gotobeds; when I got home, I headed to their Bandcamp page and bought an EP of theirs with the title Fucking in the Future. For Protomartyr, things went down a more conventional route: I’d heard good things about their second album, Under Cover of Official […]