In our morning reading: revisiting the works of James Baldwin and John Cage, exploring Lungfish’s discography, and more.
Afternoon Bites: “Under the Cherry Moon” Revisited, Race and DIY Scenes, Lindsay Anderson, Lungfish Revisited, and More
In our afternoon reading: thoughts on “Under the Cherry Moon” and Lungfish’s “Sound in Time,” Lincoln Michel explores the nature of book sales, and much more.
Zomes is a duo based in Baltimore and Sweden. You might know Asa Osborne from his work in Lungfish; Zomes began as his solo project, and more recently has grown to include Hanna Olivegren on vocals. Their new album Near Unison is a hypnotic, compelling work, blending Osborne’s penchant for memorable repetition and drone-influenced music with Olivegren’s haunting vocals. I checked in with the duo via email to learn more about the group’s evolution.
Morning Bites: Lil B at NYU, Edith Wharton, Fires Under Pa., Day Drinking With Rosie Schaap, and More
“I’m the first rapper to adopt a tabby cat. I adopted it straight from the ASPCA, you feel me?” – Lil B’s entire NYU speech is up for your viewing pleasure. Rosie Schaap on the charm of day drinking. Roxana Robinson on Edith Wharton at The Millions. The fires burning under Centralia, Pa. Graham T. Beck visits for The Morning News. Our own Jen Vafidis reviews Amelia Gray’s Threats for The Rumpus. Electric Literature came to our Greatest 3-Minute Punk Stories […]