In our morning reading: an interview with Idra Novey, a report on the challenges facing libraries, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Phonogram” Returns, Frankie Rose and Fleetwood Mac, and More
For fans of smart comics about smart music, it’s a fine thing to hear that a third volume of Phonogram is forthcoming. Writer Kieron Gillen has the details. “Rose’s voice is somewhere in the space between Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie’s respective affects, and though she doesn’t match their skill as songwriters and she certainly doesn’t have a genius like Lindsey Buckingham arranging her material, she is nevertheless quite good at building simple strands of melody to a gorgeous climax, particularly […]