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The lines intersect, the grid is behind me.

I can see a cast of my own face superimposed on the landscape, an untethered avatar, two-dimensional, flickering on the screen of the train window, perhaps in the vacuum between the double glazing.  306 more words


ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER - " False Alphabet City "

Fiery Furnaces member Eleanor Friedberger has been developing a compelling solo career for a few years, but aside from recent contribution to Beck’s Song Reader   105 more words



There’s nothing quite like rediscovering an album after months or years of absence from a playlist. It’s something like a time-machine, emotionally charged into whatever condition the music last left you. 497 more words

Elephant Dancing (05/06)

1. Dana Spiotta, Eat the Document (Scribner)
In 1972 a bombing meant as a protest against the Vietnam War goes wrong; a young woman and a young man go underground. 736 more words

Greil Marcus

Real Life Rock Top 10 (08/09)

1. Fiery Furnaces, I’m Going Away (Thrill Jockey)
Musicality in speech is a common theme; the peculiar delight in the Fiery Furnaces’ eighth album in their six years is the realism of speech in their songs. 1,402 more words

Greil Marcus

Real Life Rock Top 10 (10/09)

1. Worst News of the Month: CRIME LEADERS KRAY TWINS SCHEMED TO TAKE OVER AS THE BEATLES MANAGERS (Entertainment Daily, June 21)
The scheme the Krays supposedly hatched was simple: instead of cutting up Brian Epstein with swords, threaten to expose him as homosexual—never mind that Ronnie Kray was gay himself. 1,524 more words

Greil Marcus

ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER - " When I Knew " at the Musician Leicester Monday 4th August

a track taken from the album “Personal Record” Friedberger mst well known for her half of being in the duo Fiery Furnaces along with her brother Matthew, she used to be girlfriend of Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos, She has two solo albums released so far .