Paul de Revere, Erik Burg, Tyler Andere and I discuss being a young music writer, not living in New York, blogging vs. journalism and more. (Inspired by those great advice posts from the other day.)
New podcast: talking Jews, rap and black Bar Mitzvahs with Simon Vozick-Levinson and David Goldstein. Grab it on iTunes. Apologies for the initial audio issues, we fix ‘em at the 2 minute mark.
New podcast! William Goodman and I talk comic books. On iTunes shortly.
Rawkblog Presents, Episode 5: Jacob Silverman and I talk about his piece “Against Enthusiasm,” lit blogs, the power of Twitter and more. Come for the serious discussion, stay for Jacob’s adorable cat. You can also subscribe on iTunes.
Rawkblog Presents, Episode 4: Is Food the New Indie Rock? Probably! We talk DIY restaurants, “rock star” chefs and much, much more. Download the audio over on Rawkblog. iTunes is coming as soon as they decide it’s good enough for their fancy store.
Mark Humphrey, screenwriter, law student and my former colleague at the UCLA Daily Bruin, joins Rawkblog Presents to discuss blockbuster film The Dark Knight Rises. We cover its successes and failures, its place in Nolan’s Batman trilogy, and the future of superhero movies. Watch Episode 2 above or download it on Rawkblog.
For the first-ever Rawkblog podcast, Rawkblog Presents, I talked to writers/thinkers/geniuses Chris Ott and Paul De Revere about this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival, the rise of Grimes and cloud-rap, One Week One Band, indie-rock generational divides and everyone’s picks of the best things to listen to/watch/etc. for the week. You can watch the video version above and download the audio podcast on Rawkblog. More to come, including iTunes once we have a few more in the can.
Let me know what you think!