2013 recommendations

Recommendations for August 30, 2013

Starting with a bunch of new music this week: Song: Virginal II by Tim Hecker I came to Tim Hecker’s last album, Ravedeath 1972, a bit late, but it became one of my favorite records of 2011. His work mixes noise with more “musical” sounds, sculpting it into a powerful sense of atmosphere. This is …

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2013 recommendations

Recommendations for August 25, 2013

I missed posting these last week, because we were still on the road and our access to the internet was inconsistent (why can’t hotels figure out how to provide decent WiFi?). To make up for it, here’s a whole bunch of stuff, including quite a bit of new music.   Article: “Life of Pi: How …

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Recommendations for August 2, 2013

I didn’t get it together to do these last week. But, I’ve got a bunch of good stuff this week. Some music first, and then several good reads. You can also download all of this week’s articles as a Readlist here. Video: “Hot Knife” by Fiona Apple (directed by Paul Thomas Anderson) This was my …

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