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"A Certain Kind of Dream Quality": An Interview with Donovan Quinn

Donovan Quinn's (Skygreen Leopards) first solo album in seven years explores memory, love, and loss in no uncertain psych-folk terms.

Television

Cross Examination: David Cross on His New Special, Trump, and (Of Course) Colonics

David Cross, the alum of comedy classics like Arrested Development and Mr. Show, talks Trump, time travel, and his penchant for coming up with terrible names for his standup specials.

Music

Always Strange No Matter Where We Are: An Interview with Gang Gang Dance

Gang Gang Dance multi-instrumentalist Brian DeGraw discusses the process behind the experimental band's first record (and arguably most accessible) in seven years, Kazuashita.

Music

Interpretations of Genesis: An Interview with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Ahead of Mute's Throbbing Gristle reissues, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge connects the tactics of The Second Annual Report to he/r contemporary practice.

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Interviews

Awesome Tapes From Africa: An Interview with Brian Shimkovitz

What started as a blog soon turned into a label, and the founder/curator reflects on the newest reissue and the cassette's diminishing African presence.

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Awesome Tapes from Africa

Interviews

Part Journal, Part Art Exhibit: An Interview with Hiss Golden Messenger

"I had just quit my job and I think I was having a bit of an existential crisis because all of a sudden I had gotten what I had been hoping for, which is to be able to devote my days and waking hours, creative hours, to making music, to making art."

Music

"Cats Need to Lighten Up": An Interview with Wolf Eyes

Noise veterans Wolf Eyes bring I Am A Problem: Mind in Pieces to Jack White's Third Man Records, and live to tell the tale.

Music

"It's Supposed to Be Weird": An Interview with CocoRosie

CocoRosie's auditory and semiotic mashups confused and upset people. Time has softened some of the criticism. Or, more likely, the Casadys have held a singular worldview long enough earn respect from those who first viewed the project as a trifle.

Music

Talkin' Bout Evil With the Lower Dens

The Lower Dens' new album is called Escape From Evil, but the way Jana Hunter tells it, recording it was nothing but a joy.

Music

Living on Wit: An Interview with Vashti Bunyan

Nine years after Lookaftering, Vashti Bunyan returns with Heartleap, a joy-filled album that may be her last.

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FatCat / Dicristina Stair Builders

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Books

'Animalinside': A Feral Gathering of Images and Words

Thirty-nine pages, 14 chapters, 14 images: that’s all that can be definitively said. The explanation of the rest is up for grabs.

Books

Putt, Putt... 'The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc'

What’s fascinating about Socialist cars is the glaring tension and contradictions involved. Cars project status, independence, and freedom. How would a Communist government respond to such mixed associations?

Books

Orson Welles Lied About This Book

Either the name on the cover or his denial of authorship is false. This is typical for Welles.

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