Riff Raff vs. Spring Breakers and Other Music Stories We <3
Left: Jody Christian as RiFF RAFF. Right: James Franco as Jody Christian as RiFF RAFF.
Here's a round-up of the music stories Voice writers have been reading recently. Take a spin through the links below and tip us off if there's something you like that we may have missed.
The Curious Case of Riff Raff vs. Spring Breakers [Grantland]
Another Q & A with Harmony Korine [Pitchfork]
(Read Musto's interview with Korine, too. --ed.)
Country's Straight Talk Feminists by Jon Caramanica [The New York Times]
Memories of the Phoenix [The New Yorker]
The Real Mother****ing Doggfather: A great profile in Spin of Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams [Spin]
Michelle Shocked Rambles On, Hints at Larger "Conversation" [Spin]
LA Weekly reviews the new Justin Timberlake album using K-Pop GIFs [LA Weekly]
Larry Fitzmaurice sits down with Matthew Houck of Phosphorescent and shares a beer with the soft-spoken Brooklyn artist [Pitchfork]
Noisey sent a blind guy to SXSW [Noisey]
Cool Research, New York Times -- Skinny Friedman calls out one reporter for not reporting enough, hopefully gets more reporters 'portin in the future [Noisey]
Remembering Jason Molina [Pitchfork]
Sorry, Kanye: Andrew Barber is the face of Chicago hip-hop [Chicago Sun-Times]
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