In our afternoon reading: interviews with Erika Swyler and Grace Talusan, music recommendations from J. Robbins, and more.
Morning Bites: Namwali Serpell Interviewed, Young Lions Finalists, J. Robbins, Warren Ellis’s Recommendations, and More
In our morning reading: an interview with Namwali Serpell, a foray into the world of 1970s horror comics, and more.
Morning Bites: Channels’ Latest, Elizabeth Hand, Melissa Febos Nonfiction, Allison Crutchfield Interviewed, and More
In our morning reading: new music from Channels, new writing from Melissa Febos, and much more.
Interview by Tobias Carroll J. Robbins has been making compelling music for a very long time, and the list of bands he’s played in provides a fine overview of punk and post-punk: Government Issue, Jawbox, and Burning Airlines all come to mind. Office of Future Plans, in which he plays alongside bassist Brooks Harlan, cellist/guitarist Gordon Withers, and drummer Darren Zentek, is both a reminder of his talents as a songwriter and a smart expansion of them. Over how long a […]
Posted by Tobias Carroll Earlier this year, the musician and poet Zach Barocas took part in our Washington/Baltimore Civic Pride event. At around the same time, we also interviewed him, along with his bandmates in BELLS≥. Among other things, Barocas runs The Cultural Society, which has released books and music for a decade now. Hence: they’re throwing a party. Details can be found here.