Invincible summer |||

Orkestra del Sol at Glastonbury

The maverick carnival band caught on camera with a huge balloon — lunacy, comedy a-and mud!

And playing by Tower Bridge — a-and at dawn in Linz.

Don’t you wish you could go hear them right now? I know I do…

Late update They’re back in town: playing at the Balkan Sound Clash in Stoke Newington on Friday 27. (And Paprika Balkanicus is playing the Vortex Jazz Bar on Wednesday 25.) Czech it.

Up next Pynchon and paranoia Fascinating rereading Pynchon after 2-3 decades. The density of the writing, the allusions. Images flying off at tangents. Writing about the Pynchon’s paternity Haven’t even opened the new Pynchon novel Against The Day yet and already Stefano Lanzavecchia in Milan is sending me a review discussing Pynchon’s
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