showing 24 results for: Sasha Frere-Jones

Did you mean: Shane Jones

  • Use quotation marks (“”) to search for an exact phrase.
  • To search multiple terms, separate them with a plus (+).
  • If you wish to exlcude a term from your search, precede it with a minus (-).
  • Include a pipe (|) between your terms to search for one or another.

see all contributions from Sasha Frere-Jones

  • print • Apr/May 2020

    Los Angeles Is Burning

    A new history of ’60s radicalism on the West Coast • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... these issues, laying the groundwork for a new audience, like the one that greeted Mike Davis in 1990. Everything is still on fire, and more people can see that now. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and...

  • culture • March 17, 2020

    Electric Irish DMT Test

    Rob Doyle sees beyond nihilism in his druggy new novel • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... the troubled adolescence of humankind: it was a phase we were going through.” I look forward to Doyle regarding the twenty-first century, eyes front. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and musician...

  • syllabi • December 06, 2019

    Variety and Vitality in Pop Criticism

    To accompany our review of Ian Penman's new book, an undisciplined list of music writers who are still bringing it • Sasha Frere-Jones

    In a review of Ian Penman’s excellent essay collection It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track, I talk about the chaotic, bossless froth of pop-music criticism. I conclude

  • interviews • December 03, 2019

    Sasha Frere-Jones talks with poet Ariana Reines

    “How do you talk about the morally idiotic hell of tweeting about Duke Ellington while everything is falling apart?” • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... Which is a narcissistic way to read someone else’s work. We all read narcissistically. Who else is gonna do it for us? Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and musician living in New York. ...

  • print • Dec/Jan 2020

    New as Foam, Old as Rock

    The music criticism of Ian Penman • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... will not resemble NME or Twitter or the New York Times when the barrel turns over again. There is no map for music criticism. Never needed one. Never will. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and...

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2019

    Blinded by the White

    Jess Row examines the ways race hides in writing • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... describing its avoidant orbit. But whiteness, the larger project, is based on invisibility, and at the end of White Flights, it’s still there, hiding in plain sight. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and...

  • print • Summer 2019

    File Under . . .

    Robert Caro’s dogged quest for facts • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... other figures of power who need their pages turned? Did Caro have to take his talents to Texas? Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and musician living in the East Village. ...

  • print • Apr/May 2019

    The Story of the Eye

    Remembering critic and novelist John Berger • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... wings and gave him more time than most. In the meantime, there was much to do-so much seeing, so much talking. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer living in the East Village. ...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2019

    The Reminder

    Mark Fisher’s utopian tendencies • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... to intensify. We still need Fisher’s promise. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and musician who lives in the East Village....

  • print • Apr/May 2018

    Of Infamous Women

    Rachel Kushner’s prison novel • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... it, she is as free as she ever is. It doesn’t last. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and musician from New York....

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2017

    Two Mississippi

    Jesmyn Ward’s novel examines the scars of the South • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... learns something that everybody will want to know, whether or not they’ve been in prison and whether or not they ever get the chance to find out. Why did I die? Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and...

  • print • Apr/May 2017

    Hammer Time

    The precise constructions of Mary Gaitskill’s nonfiction • Sasha Frere-Jones

    ... when you hit some emotional math you'd probably rather round up to save time, Gaitskill won't let you. Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer and musician from Brooklyn....