Semiotext(e)

The US writer and filmmaker has created new paths for arts writing and critical thinking, not from wielding a cudgel but by exposing our bruises

By Jennifer Kabat
Ariel Pink and Matt Fishbeck perfroming at aFast Friends Inc. show, Los Angeles. Photograph: Eli Langer

Released today on Semiotext(e), Holy Shit’s album Solid Rain gets nostalgic for the freewheeling creativity of a pre-gentrification LA

By Josie Thaddeus-Johns

Charlie Fox on a new translation of Hervé Guibert's chronicle of love, lust and drug-addled longing

By Charlie Fox

Theorist Sylvère Lotringer talks art and the market, the failings of capitalism and how radical thinking can help us survive 'the system'

By Nina Power

Mark von Schlegell (Semiotext(e), Los Angeles, 2009)

By Colin Perry