- At Gothamist, Jen Carlson chats with Steve Albini.
- Amanda Petrusich reviews the Mike McGonigal-assembled compilation This May Be My Last Time Singing. (We interviewed McGonigal earlier this year.
- Brooklyn likes Kate Beaton; Kate Beaton likes 826NYC. Everyone wins, really.
- Thea Lenarduzzi on modernists Mina Loy and Helen Hope Mirrlees.
- Christopher Weingarten looks at Portishead’s hip-hop connections.