“The Vasa Museum is a giant room dedicated to a war ship, a symbol of a country’s might and colonialism, that ended up at the bottom of the ocean. When the Vasa was setting out on her mission of failure, the Pilgrims had just created the most delicious holiday of all: Thanksgiving.” Elisabeth Donnelly visits Stockholm’s Vasa Museum.
- Norman Brannon talks about Oasis’s What’s the Story (Morning Glory), and tells the story of how he came to join Owen for a set covering said album.
- Pitchfork reports that Swans are at work on a new album.
- At Kickstarter: a documentary called Parallax Sounds — featuring a Ken Vandermark soundtrack and contributions from the likes of David Grubbs, Steve Albini, Damon Locks, and many others — is enmeshed in the process of fundraising.