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Aphex Twin, Artforum, April 19, 2019

Artforum, 2018—

The New Yorker, 2004

The Village Voice, 1997—2018

Video interview with Stephen O’Malley, Artforum, April 12, 2019

Roland Kayn, Village Voice, September 21, 2017

Marlon Mullen, Artforum, April 1, 2019

Altamont + Meredith Hunter, The New Yorker, March 28, 2019

Joshua Sperling’s “A Writer of Our Time,” Bookforum, April/May 2019

John Zorn, Artforum, February 1, 2019

Mark Fisher’s “k-punk,” Bookforum, February/March 2019

Angela Heisch + Alessandro Keegan, Artforum, January 28, 2019

Electric Garden Studios, Billboard, January 28, 2019

Éliane Radigue, Artforum, January 1, 2019

Pete Shelley, Billboard, December 14, 2018

Seeing/Writing, the fall 2018 seminar at The Artist’s Institute

The Fork, composed stories in sound, 2018—

Richard Bernstein’s Fame, Artforum, December 1, 2018.

Meredith Monk’s Cellular Songs, Artforum, November 7, 2018

Catherine Opie’s The Modernist, Artforum, November 7, 2018

Cat Power at The Kitchen, Artforum, October 17, 2018

Yu’pik masks and Surrealists, Artforum, October 2018

A summer of Mary Halvorson, Artforum, September 14, 2018

Electric Lady Studios, L'Officiel, August 28, 2018

On Aretha Franklin's Young, Gifted and Black, Billboard, August 23, 2018

An email conversation with Barbara Epler + Jacques Testard, Popula, August 17, 2018

I Thought I Was Taking Medicine: 12 Years On Benzodiazepines, Popula, July 22, 2018

Nick Cave, Artforum, June 26, 2018

Julius Eastman, The Village Voice, May 2, 2018

The Stone on Avenue C closing, Artforum, April 2, 2018

Rachel Kushner's "The Mars Room," Bookforum, April/May 2018

Mark E. Smith (1958-2018), The Village Voice, January 25, 2018

"Some Notes on Betrayal," Medium, 12.7.17

PS 122, Departures, 11.21.17

"The End of Policing," 4Columns, 10.20.17

"Blade Runner 2049: Bass b/w Gold," Medium, 11.10.17

Tom Petty + classic rock, Billboard, 10.6.17

Wordless Music Orchestra scores "Jackie" live at National Sawdust, 9.26.17

Jesmyn Ward's "Sing, Unburied, Sing," Bookforum, Sept/Oct/Nov 2017

"The Theater of Security: Sean Spicer and the V-effect," Medium, 7.11.17

Jaap Vink, 4Columns, 6.16.17

Bonnie Prince Billy interview, Guardian, 5.16.17

Actress, Stereogum, 5.11.17

Liquid Liquid's three EPs, Pitchfork, 4.2.17

Mary Gaitskill's "Somebody with a Little Hammer," Bookforum, Apr/May 2017

Lawrence English, NPR, 4.4.17

Sleaford Mods, Stereogum, 3.29.17

Paul La Farge, 4Columns, 3.17.17

The Necks, 4Columns, 2.10.17

Pharrell, Observer, 2.12.17

Anderson .Paak, Billboard, 2.2.17

Helado Negro, TrackRecord, 12.14.16

The Weeknd, Billboard, 12.12.16

Zadie Smith's "Swing Time," Bookforum, Dec/Jan 2017

Leonard Cohen, Billboard, 11.17.16

Guardian, 2016

Sumo & Luca Prodan, MTV News, 9.29.16


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“The Get Down” & “Atlanta,” New Republic, 9.6.16

Issue 1 of Racquet (print only), 8.16

“An N of 0,” The Smart Set, 7.18.16

Beyoncé and her fans, Guardian, 6.25.16

S/FJ blog, 2003—2010

Los Angeles Times, 2015—2016

Ada Calhoun's “St. Marks Is Dead,” New York Times Book Review, 12.4.15

A Letter of Recommendation for Fort Greene's Farmer in Deli, NY Times Magazine, 6.21.15

International Klein Blue, Departures, 5.21.15

FKA twigs, V magazine, January, 2015

Joshua Ferris's "To Rise Again At A Decent Hour," Bookforum, summer 2014

Cabinet anthology, Bookforum, April 2013.

An advice column, The Paris Review, 12.9.11

A pamphlet written for the Bureau of International Information Programs in 2011.

A discussion of "The Social Network" with Natasha Vargas-Cooper, The Awl, October 5, 2010

A post on photography, the New York Times Lens blog, August, 2010.

The New-York Ghost, Vol. III, No. 42, 2008 ("Letters From a Fake Mustache to a Piece of Lady Fabric")

Ghostface, Eric B & Rakim, Nas, Dem Franchize Boys, D4L, Guardian, March 16, 2007.

Three poemsFail Better, 2006

Timbaland and The Neptunes, The New York Times Magazine, February, 2004

Slate, 2003—2004

Arthur Kempton's "Boogaloo," NY Times Book Review, 10.10.03

Shania Twain, The Morning News, 10.15.03

Bhangra, NY Times, 8.3.03

LA Weekly, 2000—2002

The Wire, 1997—2001

Plasitkman and Lithops, NY Times, 8.9.98

Chicago Reader, 1997—2002



Favorites of

2018—a Google sheet of albums

2018—a Spotify playlist of songs








Audio work/Mixes



YouTube playlists




Recorded music

Here is a zip of selected tracks. Stream some of them below.