🎸To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the official release of Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Wilco are releasing a deluxe version with 11 LPs, a CD and a book covering the original album, alternative takes, instrumentals, and an entire live show recording. That’s a lot of music! And spendy! I am kind of with Stereogum commentator Bargain Basement Batman: please release a new pressing of the original album!
🚲 Adam Sklar’s Supersomething popped up on The Radavist this week and I have never been more enamoured of a bicycle. I’m not a huge stickler for rules, but maybe there is something to the twelfth entry in the Velominati’s comprehensive list:
The correct number of bikes to own is
n+1.While the minimum number of bikes one should own is three, the correct number is
nis the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as
sis the number of bikes owned that would result in separation from your partner.
🧑🏽🎨 Steal Like An Artist is ten years old and still on point. I encourage all the new devs at my work to dig into all Austin Kleon’s books
🚲 Another week, another video that levels up my bike maintenance skills:
🐴 The trailer for Slow Horses landed this week. If you find yourself at a lose end for ten days or so I can’t think of a better series of novels to dive into than Mick Herron’s Slough House books, upon which the telly program is based.
🥁 Last week I bought an old favourite on vinyl: Rabbit Fur Coat by Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins. It is a perfect album. The high point for me is when the drums kick in during the second half of Born Secular. Sublime.
🚵♀️Don’t you love it when you want to learn how to prevent your bike’s disk brake from rubbing and the first tip in the first video in the search results sorts you out completely?
🎸 Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours has been on the UK charts for 926 weeks and regularly outsells most other popular artists.
🥁 Big Thief’s new album is 20 songs long and has a silly name but, man, is it good! Even the potato song is good.
👜Amoeba Records What’s In My Bag interview with Katie & Alison Crutchfield