In our afternoon reading: interviews with Elif Shafak and Elan Mastai, Juliet Escoria on Elizabeth Ellen’s latest book, and more.
Every fucking time I try to let my guard down and have a conversation where I admit that Radiohead isn’t as terrible as I try to make them out to be (I still think Jonny Greenwood is brilliant), somebody has to go and do an album full of covers, and ruin it for me.
I don’t care about Radiohead. I’m sorry to offend any superfans out there, but I just think they’re rehashing Dark Side of the Moon for my generation: music for people who want to like something “smart” but are afraid to really dig. With that said, I like the bands guitar player, Jonny Greenwood. I began to realize this around 2007, when he put together a collection of his favorite reggae and dub songs for Trojan Records 4oth anniversary, for the […]