In our afternoon reading: a review of Marissa Nadler’s new album, new writing by Randa Jarrar and David James Keaton, and more.
Morning Bites: Scott McClanahan, “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Revisited, Jami Attenberg, Emily Schultz Nonfiction, and More
In our morning reading: an excerpt from Scott McClanahan’s new book, essays by Jami Attenberg and Emily Schultz, and more.
Morning Bites: Nikesh Shukla Interviewed, Ben Tanzer, Marissa Nadler on 2016’s Music, and More
In our morning reading: interviews with Nikesh Shukla and Ben Tanzer, Marissa Nadler on the year’s best music, and more.
Morning Bites: Marissa Nadler’s Latest, Alan Vega Remembered, “Tusk” Revisited, Luc Sante, and More
In our morning reading: Marissa Nadler’s new album, the legacy of Alan Vega, new writing from Luc Sante, and more.
Weekend Bites: Francine Prose on “Frankenstein,” Drew Nellins Smith, Adapting “The Interestings,” Marissa Nadler on Mitski, and More
In our weekend reading: Francine Prose on Frankenstein, thoughts on the adaptation of “The Interesting,” an interview with Drew Nellins Smith, and more.
Morning Bites: Geoff Dyer Interviewed, Literary Eating, Marissa Nadler, Miles Davis on Film, and More
Talking with Geoff Dyer and Marissa Nadler, revisiting late-80s cult films, the best books about writers, and more.
The Time Naomi Yang Directed a Marissa Nadler Video
Any list of artists whose we admire greatly would have to include the names of Marissa Nadler, who has made numerous albums of haunting, textured music over the past decade, including this year’s staggeringly good July; and Naomi Yang: musician, photographer, and publisher of avant-garde literature. And thus, we’re excited to hear that Yang directed a video for Nadler’s song “Drive,” which turns the song into a kind of kaleidoscope of collages and vivid locations. Plus, there’s a View-Master, which is a […]
Listening to Marissa Nadler, Benefiting 826 Valencia
Things we like include the literary nonprofit and the music of talented artists like Marissa Nadler. Thus, the compilation You Be My Heart, which features the latter and benefits the former, falls very much into our proverbial wheelhouse. Does it hurt that Nadler’s contribution to the album, the shimmering “Half as Much,” serves as a pitch-perfect demonstration of her talents as a songwriter? (You can hear it below.)