Interviews with Sharon Van Etten and James Brubaker, new fiction from LK Shaw and Michael Signorelli, when apps and vinyl collide, and more.
Morning Bites: Jim Jarmusch’s Band, Revisiting “Medium Cool,” Sarah Polley & Nonfiction, Poe House Reopens, and More
In this morning’s roundup of interesting links: Jim Jarmusch’s band is reviewed, Sarah Polley’s foray into nonfiction filmmaking is discussed; Poe House is slated to reopen to the public; Damon Krukowski talks about champagne; a landmark NYC building is renovated, and much more.
Reviewed in this edition: Off the Wall: A Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg, by Calvin Tomkins; The Man Who Would Stop at Nothing by Melissa Holbrook Pierson; Afterimage by Damon Krukowski.
Afternoon Bites: Bikini Kill Oral History, Brian Eno’s Collaborations, David Foster Wallace’s Nonfiction, and More
Jessica Hopper put together an oral history of Bikini Kill’s first EP. Which all of you should go read right now, essentially. L’Etoile on a new exhibition of Cindy Sherman’s work. D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace’s nonfiction. Douglas Wolk on Brian Eno’s many collaborations. There will be an Occupy Sandy benefit concert on Saturday. Damon Krukowski of Galaxie 500 and Damon & Naomi breaks down how much his bands have received in royalties from streaming audio services. Triple Canopy […]
Storychord has new fiction from Damon Krukowski, along with accompanying music from Damon & Naomi. We spoke with Krukowski as part of our Band Booking feature earlier this year. Justin Taylor looks at novels about poets. Archipelago Books is holding a benefit auction tonight in NYC. Warren Ellis on BERG’s Little Printer, which looks incredibly cool. The Millions points out that Dalkey Archive is holding their annual holiday sale. At Book Riot, Liberty Hardy unearths a cookbook called Be Bold […]