Posted by Jason Diamond As Toby mentioned a little over a week ago, Best Music Writing is going indie and could use your support. The best way to do that: be the person to donate $5,000 dollars to the cause at their Kickstarter*. *If you can’t afford 5K, they will gladly take one dollar. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
The 2011 edition of the Best Music Writing anthology is out now, with readings to follow next week in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Michaelangelo Matos has compiled links to nearly all of the pieces listed as honorable mentions in this year’s volume. The next pick for Chuck Palahniuk’s book club? Ben Tanzer’s You Can Make Him Like You. (Our review is here.) When Richard Yates met Larry David… In today’s “Vol.1 editors linking things they’ve written” department, may we present Tobias Carroll’s […]
Posted by Jason Diamond Just got a look at the entire list of writers, as well as their respective pieces, for the 2010 edition of Best Music Writing. Gotta say, it’s quite impressive. Check it out here.
Live and on stage at one of the greatest places in the world (or at the very least, New York City) Greil Marcus, Carrie Brownstein, and others discuss Da Capo’s Best Music Writing 2009 at Housing Works. Tonight, at 7PM in the cafe. Best Music Writing 2009 reviewed/discussed: January Magazine PopMatters Mudd Up!
Bites: Klosterman Needs to Pick a Train, Pamuk’s Museum, Blah Blah Ayn Rand, Girls in Trouble, High Places Get Spooky, and more.
I think by saying he is the “Buddha of New York’s L-train set“, Taylor Antrim of The Daily Beast is saying that Chuck Klosterman is big with “the hipsters”. However, I gotta say, I find Klosterman to be more of a F-train kinda guy — big with “the freelancers” and “hipster parents“. That’s just me of course, and I’m usually wrong. Lit. Orhan Pamuk has a museum. What do you have? The UK name their first laureate for storytelling. His […]