This one goes out to my Downtown Scenes class, who’re discussing Forced Entries later today. You’ve all seen the terrific Jim Carroll site, Catholic Boy, right?
by Herman Melville Skimming lightly, wheeling still, The swallows fly low Over the field in clouded days, The forest-field of Shiloh
Fab 5 Freddy posted this to Twitter. Filmed in NYC in the early 70s: Gil Scott-Heron, 1949-2011, died just a year after releasing the stunning record I’m New Here, his first album in 16 years. Here’s an riveting profile by Alec Wilkinson published by The...
Jeff Buckley tears up “Kangaroo”: And the original, w/ photos courtesy Knitting Factory. Was there ever a more judicious use of cowbell? Brief Times obit.