The newest addition to the scrum of rock writer anthology books is Peter Terzian's Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums that Changed Their Lives, a literary update to the Marooned/Stranded/ Da Capo's Best Music Writing/33 1/3 section of the bookstore bookshelf. The book, which features nove ... More >>
Pink air! Origami irony! Writers on the albums (and songs) that shaped them.
Ben RowlandDas Racist, not thinking Arby's In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla chats with geniuses behind "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," otherwise known as Das Racist. J. Pablo takes a stroll through Bed-Stuy with dead prez. Bret Gladstone with the Avett Brothers at I ... More >>
New York magazine is good for one absolutely maddening piece about music every month or so, whether it be the much reviled "Jukebox" feature, once described in this space as "a shame, and a perpetually bad omen," or the mag's Mountain Goats feature in March, about which the name-- "God & Worshipper: ... More >>
Peter Terzian, editor of the aforementioned Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums that Changed Their Lives, writes in to tease the contents of the book, which is scheduled for release in June 2009. A quick scan of one random office shelf here turns up Marooned, the Phil Freeman-edited update ... More >>