Widowspeak's sophomore album, Almanac, was recorded in the country, far from the band's Brooklyn base, and reflects their interest in getting out of the city, sonically.
Brooklyn band the Babies, whose lead songwriters are members of Vivian Girls and Woods, make music whose mellowness belies their city breeding.
With Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame, editors Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy got to exercise some creative juxtaposing, with vivid results.
Author Paul Elie discusses the enduring inspiration of Bach's music, and chronicling those who have sought to reinvent it through the past century.
Paris Review editor Sadie Stein discusses Object Lessons, the new short story collection featuring selections chosen and introduced by today's top authors.
Victor LaValle, whose new novel, The Devil in Silver, returns to Queens for its setting, talks about his process and obsessions.
Nathan Larson's latest Dewey Decimal novel, The Nervous System, imagines New York City in ruins, and shady plots aplenty
Writer Brian Evenson, appearing tonight at McNally Jackson bookstore, has delivered a bounty of horror-fiction treats in recent months
In 'Sound,' writer T.M. Wolf's experimental debut novel, out this week, dialogue resembles musical notation
Howlin Rain's latest album, The Russian Wilds, out this week, takes listeners on a tour of classic rock, with a modern twist