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Pradeep Dalal by Nancy Davenport
Pradeep Dalal Bomb Magazine 01

The encounter between two different types of records and two different experiences—the diagram and the snapshot—is everywhere visible in and crucial to Dalal’s work.

DeForrest Brown Jr. & Bill Kouligas
Brown And Kouligas Bomb 3

“How do you draw information out if you aren’t involved and in love with it.”

Marina Rosenfeld by Tristan Shepherd
Marina Rosenfeld 01 Bomb 137

The artist and composer stages her latest entanglement of bodies, spaces, and sounds at the Biennale de Montréal this October.

Josephine Foster by Gary Canino
Foster Cover

“It’s not a very academic approach, it’s just a part of what I like to do.”

Mayo Thompson by Keith Connolly
Thompson Mayo 01 Bomb 134

“People discouraged me when I sang as a child, said, ‘You can’t carry a tune in a bucket.’ People still say that. Well, fuck it. I haven’t been trying to carry a tune. I’ve been essaying, expressing my interests in abstract terms, devil take the hindmost.”

Flying Saucer Attack by ​David Keenan
Flying Saucer Attack 1

“I do like feedback. It’s good for people. It is!”

Magnus Mills by Michael Barron
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As novelist and bus driver, Mills discusses The Maintenance of Headway, vinyl puritans, and the history of England.

Little Wings by Tobias Carroll
Little Wings 01

“Lil Wayne explains a blade of grass.”

Frederick Michael St. Jude by Gary Canino
Frederick Michael St Jude 1

Reflecting on a lost, post-apocalyptic, maximalist masterpiece of a concept album.

Will Oldham by Gary Canino
Will Oldham

Performance, reinvention, and alternate realities.

Paper Clip #78
Herzog portrait

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Mike Donovan by Andrew Aylward
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Mike Donovan discusses analog nostalgia, living in the garage, and Wot, his first post-Sic Alps solo album.

Paper Clip #28 by Tyler Curtis

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Paper Clip #22 by Tyler Curtis

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Poetry Out Loud: Volumes 1-10 by Chris Mann
Poetry out loud

Poetry Out Loud, a series of ten LPs released between 1969 and 1977 as a magazine of oral poetry, has been recently rereleased digitally by De Stijl Records.

Neil Michael Hagerty by Keith Connolly
Neil Michael Hagerty

For 25-plus years Neil Michael Hagerty has been in the business of catalytic transformation. To DC-cum-NYC punk outfit Pussy Galore, he brought a blues-guitar semiotics that helped to define a signature style of trash. He then quit to form Royal Trux with Jennifer Herrema, behind which the now-thriving Drag City record label was launched.

Sic Alps’s Napa Asylum by Elisa Ambrogio
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Sic Alps’ most recent album, Napa Asylum, is made up of the degenerate splendors of rock n’ roll—boxed wine, being broke, life on the road.

Marc Joseph’s New and Used by Lori Waxman
​Marc Joseph

Allow me to admit up front that I have never been much into music. 

Dori Hadar’s Mingering Mike: The Amazing Career of an Imaginary Soul Superstar by Steven Villereal & Steven Villereal
Dori Hadar 1

Mingering Mike is a fantastical recording artist whose “author” crafted dozens of albums in the 1960s and ’70s.

Fonotone Records: Frederick, Maryland by Mike McGonigal
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Sometimes you see a thing done so thoroughly, pristinely, and with utter care, you wonder why anyone else would attempt anything similar—ever. Such is the case with the obsessively crafted CD reissue projects of Atlanta, Georgia’s Dust-to-Digital, whose Grammy-nominated gospel music overview, Goodbye Babylon, fit five unerringly-curated discs inside a pine box packed with cotton and a hymnal-sized book. 

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