Globe-trotting web journalist (and friend of the ‘Trope) Matthias B. Krause forwarded this link:
A sample — Here is Billy Bragg discussing “Anger” (and the value of a cup of coffee in the morning):
(Via iseevoices.com )
- David Byrne Journal: 08.25.09: The Kindle Experience
David Byrne — one time Talking Head (and these days a regular one-man battalion of artistic endeavors) on why, when it comes to books, paper still beats plastic.
(Via journal.davidbyrne.com )
- Leonard Cohen’s return : The New Yorker
Sasha Frere-Jones with a short piece on Leonard Cohen for the New Yorker.
And for you my lucky Veritrope readers, here is the documentary that S.F.J. is referencing to in his article:
(Via www.newyorker.com )
- Trent Reznor Still Mouthing Off About Chris Cornell – Where’s The Beef? – Stereogum
Stereogum had this post the other day about the Trent Reznor fixation with Chris Cornell’s latest “work” (which they’ve discussed to hilarious effect previously). Some of it seems to be professional rivalry, but he makes a larger point about the role that established artists can play in setting a tone for people just starting out that I think is worth considering.
(Via stereogum.com )
- Note to anyone looking for a new band name: I think “A Couple of Svens” is available. [↩]