Arts Desk

Arts Roundup: Tall, Dark Edition

Pelecanos Makes D.C. Go Round: Largehearted Boy taps local noir writer George Pelecanos to soundtrack his latest novel, What it Was (read our review here). The 10-track list is mostly funk and soul—and there's a Spotify playlist, too.

Headbands! Maybe you care about what certain women wore during the State of the Union address. If so, here's a rundown by Arts Post.

Bonnie "Prince" Coffee: Per Pitchfork, Will Oldham has slapped his name on some beans (er, well, the name of his band's latest album, Wolfroy Goes to Town) that will be distributed by Hawaiian coffee company Kona Rose. According to Oldham's label, Drag City, it's organic, or something:

The organic movement is finally real! It brings us a caffeinated surge of pleasure to introduce to you the first-ever (and only) Bonnie Prince-certified organic coffee. Up until now there were rules and rules about how to get a product certified organic, but standards are for the birds. And Bonny eats birds for breakfast. With coffee, goddamn.

Well, it's basically just Wilco, the coffee.

Yesterday on Arts Desk: Pop-culture memory loss! Heavy metal womp womp.

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