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2008 Stories by Richard Gehr

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  • Pulp Fictions: Chris Ware's 'Acme Library 19' and C.F.'s Powr Mastrs Vol. 2

    published November 26, 2008

    Bleak, yet brilliant. The party line on Chris Ware's ongoing Rusty Brown graphic novel is in no danger of wavering with its latest installment.... More >>

  • Pulp Fictions: Sita Sings the Blues at MoMA

    published November 19, 2008

    Comics come out on Wednesday, and so does Richard Gehr's Pulp Fictions. More >>

  • SENEGAL SOUNDS

    published November 19, 2008

    The city's elegantly garbed Senegambian massive steps out for an mbalax marathon as the continent's most inventive and internationally renowned... More >>

  • Pulp Fictions: Kramers Ergot 7 and The Ganzfeld 7

    published November 12, 2008

    Although many excellent comics anthologies currently crave your eyeballs, Sammy Harkham's Kramers Ergot (Buenaventura Press) and Dan Nadel's The... More >>

  • Pulp Fictions: Watching the Watchmen and Joker

    published November 5, 2008

    Comics come out on Wednesday, and so does Richard Gehr's Pulp Fictions. More >>

  • Suarasama's Tour of Indonesia

    published August 12, 2008

    My favorite Indonesian album? Thanks for asking. That would be Music From the Outskirts of Jakarta: Gambang, Komong, part three of... More >>

  • DEEP TRANCE

    published August 12, 2008

    Rather than ponder why it took this long for a musical figure as prominent as Krautrock legend Manuel Göttsching to make his U.S. debut,... More >>

  • OUT OF AFRICA

    published July 2, 2008

    The 2002 release of Mali Music on his Honest Jon’s record label added Damon Albarn, of Blur and Gorillaz fame, to a lineage of rock-star... More >>

  • Augustus Pablo's Sonic Fetish, Remembered

    published June 10, 2008

    Born Herbert Swaby in 1954, Augustus Pablo was an orientalist before orientalism was uncool. The minor-chordal "Far East" sound the reggae auteur... More >>

  • Augustus Pablo's Sonic Fetish, Remembered

    published June 10, 2008

    Born Herbert Swaby in 1954, Augustus Pablo was an orientalist before orientalism was uncool. The minor-chordal "Far East" sound the reggae... More >>

  • Raucous Lullaby

    published May 27, 2008

    Terry Riley’s “Loops for Ancient Giant Nude Hairy Warriors Racing Down the Slopes of Battle,” Michael Gordon’s “Every... More >>

  • AFRICAN BEAT

    published May 6, 2008

    A Toubab Krewe show typically begins in the past, with a brief percussive disquisition on West African rhythms; gradually picks up velocity... More >>

  • Chicha Libre and the Brooklyn-Peru Connection

    published March 25, 2008

    The Peruvian music sensation known as chicha wasn't on Olivier Conan's cultural itinerary when the Brooklyn musician and club owner flew... More >>

  • LET’S GET BOLLOXED!

    published March 11, 2008

    Their home country wobbled on the brink of economic collapse in 1982, when these besotted Irish punk traditionalists came together in London.... More >>

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