Ask Greil (2016)

Ask Greil Current (submit a question) Ask Greil 2017 (archived) 12/29/16 Favourite recording(s)—LPs or songs—of 2016, and why? – Scott Woods Felice Brothers, “Aerosol Ball,” from Life in the Dark—because it doesn’t care how it comes out. Kaleo, “Way Down We Go“—because you can’t tell what it is. Rhianna, “Needed Me,” from Anti—because it can […]

Ask Greil (current)

Ask Greil 2017 (archived) Ask Greil 2016 (archived) In which readers ask Greil Marcus questions and he answers them. To submit your own question, email, and use the subject line, “Ask Greil.” (Alternatively, you can use the submission form at the bottom of this page.) 12/13/18 During our nation’s recent bout of over-the-top mourning […]

Treasure Island

Singles listed in “Treasure Island,” the back-of-the-book discography from Stranded (Alfred A. Knopf, 1979), with links to YouTube streams [YT] and reviews or references [REV]. Note that this is not every single listed in “Treasure Island,” but rather, just the one-shots (and two-shots)—those performers, as noted by Marcus in his introduction to the discography, “with […]