Music for the Fucked Present

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A deep delve into the vital immediacy and resilient pulse of Run The Jewels’ brand new third, and possibly best, album.

Seen Through To: Radiohead’s “True Love Waits”

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Radiohead’s “True Love Waits” is a twenty year-old ballad that just got dressed up in radically new clothes for its first studio version, which Weston Cutter argues is a big deal.

How Minnesotan Is It, or: What Comes After Data

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Weston Cutter argues the 2015 Minnesota Twins are beyond the usual Sabermetric measurements.

The Dodos vs. Crunge

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Weston Cutter reviews the new Dodos album, Individ, while considering what made the band’s breakthrough, Visiter, so strange and glorious and good.

Trying to Generate Heat: an interview with David Roderick

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David Roderick answers some questions about his new book, The Americans.

Want as Oblivion: A Review of Merritt Tierce’s Love Me Back

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Weston Cutter reviews Merritt Tierce’s tough and moving debut novel, Love Me Back.

WTF: An Interview with David Shafer, future USPS Novelist Laureate

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Weston Cutter interviews David Shafer, author of this summer’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

What Does Art Owe Us?

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A review of Blake J. Harris’s Console Wars, a letdown of a book about the ‘generation-defining’ battle between Sega and Nintendo.

Various Violences, Other Bodies: A Review of Kevin Simmonds’s Bend To It

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Weston Cutter reviews Kevin Simmonds’s Bend To It, a collection of poetry that is, among other things, trying to find and offer indivisible moments of music.

Making the Music Line Up Properly

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Weston Cutter talks with Ryan Elder, the composer for the Adult Swim show “Rick and Morty,” about scoring visuals.