In our morning reading: an interview with Donald Quist, reviews of new books by Chaya Bhuvaneswar and Jamie Iredell, and more.
In our morning reading: interviews with GABI and Matthew Vollmer, the art of John Ashbery, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Sarah Manguso Interviewed, Amanda Petrusich on Courtney Barnett, New Steve Himmer Writing, Nick Cave, and More
In our afternoon reading: Chelsea Hodson interviewed Sarah Manguso, new writing is on the way from Nick Cave, Lindsey Zoladz on the new album from Kendrick Lamar, and much more.
GABI, the group led by composer Gabrielle Herbst, fits neatly into the increasingly blurred space between the rock club and the new music venue. GABI’s debut Sympathy (due out on April 7th on Software) is an unpredictable album, at times disconcerting in its rearrangement of familiar elements, at times washing over the listener in a more melodic fashion. It hits on both a cerebral and a visceral level, and I spoke with Herbst about balancing her pop and compositional impulses, […]