September 20, 2011
The band's Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone discuss producing the album with Pop & Hiss.
American Songwriter reviews the album.
NPR recommends three books written by athletes.
NPR Music is streaming a playlist of 50 artists who inspired Nirvana's Kurt Cobain.
The Guardian interviews author Tom McCarthy.
Give us a writing tip.
William Burroughs said "Learn to type". Alex Trocchi said "Spend a year playing pinball". I'd say those are both good tips.
The Los Angeles Times reviews the album.
The focus of "Habibi," however, is not political or even historical; the power in this tale lies in human passion, sometimes cruel and sometimes sweet, combined with its geometric precision and deep sense of the sacred.
Amazon MP3 has 100 albums on sale for $5.
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