September 28, 2010
Then again, being mentioned in the same breath as bands like My Bloody Valentine and the Cocteau Twins can't be so bad. "I honestly can't think of two better words I'd like to see together than 'dream' and 'pop'. I'm not sure what that label means to other people, but it sounds really enticing to me," agrees Curtis. "Viewed objectively, I'm really happy with the term used to describe us."
Author Jonathan Lethem talks to the Brooklyn Paper about leaving Brooklyn and moving to California.
"You'd be surprised how many of my books — like 'Fortress of Solitude' — are written in exile, in Toronto or hotel lobbies in Germany," Lethem told us. "But you'd have to give me a restraining order to keep me out of Brooklyn."
The Atlantic profiles a couple of Amazon's most prolific book reviewers.
No Horse Town is an art, music, and writing collective that "every two weeks for three months, one poet, one prose writer, one visual artist, and one musician or band each debuts a new piece."
Deceptive Cadence lists the six saddest classical tunes in the world.
The New York Daily News reviews the album.
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