“He is comfortable enough with the sounds and effects we associate with Sonic Youth to replicate them without the intervening distance of reference, but he is also ready to push these sounds into other more conventionally tuneful byways. ” At Dusted, Jennifer Kelly looks at the new album from Lee Ranaldo & The Dust.
Atavist Books has announced their debut lineup of titles, including works from Karen Russell and Hari Kunzru.
Over the weekend, Vijay Iyer debuted Open City, inspired by Teju Cole’s novel of the same name, at Montclair State. TAt The Times, Ben Ratliff has a review.
Pitchfork has debuted a new column looking at mid-90s hip-hop.