In our morning reading: interviews with Barbara Browning and John Langan, thoughts on the new Perfume Genius album, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Kelly Link Interviewed, John Carpenter’s Album, Owen Pallett, David Duchovny Talks Books, and More
In our afternoon reading: talking books with David Duchovny, talking Florida with Kelly Link, notes on publishing Nick Jaina, Dennis Cooper previews the literary year, and more.
Afternoon Bites: Alexander Chee on Mavis Gallant, Second Novel Prize, Justin Taylor Interviewed, Iceage, and More
Alexander Chee on the work of Mavis Gallant, notes on Wolf in White Van, interviews with Justin Taylor and Owen Pallett, an excerpt of Nicholas Rombes’s forthcoming novel, a prize for second novels, and more.
Weekend Bites: Owen Pallett’s Favorite Albums, “The Swimmer,” Porochista Khakpour’s Playlist, Kyle Coma-Thompson, and More
Music recommendations from Owen Pallett and Porochista Khakpour, reviews of books from Deji Olukotun and Kyle Coma-Thompson, Cheever on film, and more.
Afternoon Bites: EMA and Surveillance, Notes on Updike, D. Foy, Owen Pallett and Scientific Pop, and More
This afternoon: John Updike, an interview with D. Foy, Owen Pallett on why pop songs work, checking in with Future Islands, and more.
Our love for Mr. Pallett stretches back a few years, going well beyond the 2010 release of Heartland. We certainly loved him long before he helped usher in our Band Booking series early last year, and if he continues producing songs as gorgeous as the ones off his last LP, we will probably always love Owen Pallett.
Posted by Jason Diamond Welcome to the first installment of Band Booking, a series where we ask some of our favorite musicians to talk about books. To start things off, we asked Owen Pallett. His most recent album, Heartland, was easily one of our favorites of 2010. For those who don’t know more about Pallett, he is the composer, violinist, keyboardist and songwriter also responsible for the 2006 Polaris Music Prize album He Poos Clouds; as well as the person […]