January 27th, 2011 9:05am
LHB’s Shorties (Patti Smith’s Detective Novel, Fight Club: The Musical, and More)
The Guardian reports that Patti Smith is currently writing a detective novel.
The Prague Post profiles Sleigh Bells.
Treats couldn’t be more apt a name for Sleigh Bells’ album, with the pair serving up 11 short, sweet missives laced with just the right amount of dissonance. Songs like “Kids” and “Rill Rill” – the latter featuring a particularly well-placed Funkadelic sample – are endearing in their lo-fi crackle, while more abrasive numbers, such as live favorites “Crown on the Ground” and “Straight A’s,” trade in unashamed discordance. Together, they form a package that’s a genuine guilty pleasure.
BBC News reports that Tori Amos has written a musical.