Posts Tagged: Music

Twenty Years of Miseducation: Joan Morgan’s She Begat This

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Morgan has a lot of gaps to fill—and a lot of traps to potentially fall into.

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Circling Backwards, Snaking Sideways: Talking with Sharlene Teo

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Sharlene Teo discusses her debut novel, PONTI.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #89: In Praise of Tom Petty

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Because Petty was so prolific and so popular, the intense craftsmanship of his body of work has been hiding in plain sight.

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Picking the Green Path: A Conversation with Ansley Simpson

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“The green path takes far more work to even recognize—it takes bushwhacking.”

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #143: Saul Austerlitz

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“I felt that Meredith Hunter was the invisible figure at the center of the story.”

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Music and Spirituality: A Conversation with Marcia Douglas

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Marcia Douglas discusses her forthcoming novel, THE MARVELLOUS EQUATIONS OF THE DREAD.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Viv Albertine’s Emotional Investigation

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I’ve worked through the pain, and made something useful and creative out of it.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Sadie Dupuis’s Preloved Farfisa Organ

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[I]t’s taken me back to those memories of recording at my dad’s, and the stuff that took him back into his past, and ultimately into my future.

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The Intersection of Hope and Despair: Talking with Julien Baker

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Julien Baker discusses her latest album, Turn Out the Lights, the ways in which she approaches writing about difficult subjects, and the redemptive power in being open about sadness.  

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Album of the Week: Alice Bag’s Blueprint

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“The songs often find their inspiration in real-life moments that caused Bag to take stock and assess her own blueprint—to take a stand or fix a problem: personal, political, or both.”

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