links for 2009-07-29

  • Byrne on U2's mega-multi-360-sensurround-spider stage show: "It could be professional envy speaking here, but it sure looks like, well, overkill, and just a wee bit out of balance given all the starving people in Africa and all." Which, weirdly, is the exact same immediate gut reaction I had, starving Africans and all.
    (tags: music)
  • "This collection of David Foster Wallace MP3's was lovingly collected by Ryan Walsh in early 2009. Included herein are many, many files under the following category headings:

    * Interviews & Profiles
    * Readings (Now includes the BIwHM audiobook!)
    * Eulogies & Remembrances
    * 'Brief Interviews' Staged Readings"

    (tags: books)
  • The first downloadable track off the Mtn Goats newest album, and the full name of the Brandon that Darnielle once thought I was.
    (tags: music)