Geeta Dayal

Geeta Dayal is the author of Another Green World, a recent book on Brian Eno. Follow her on Twitter.

Books
May 8 2014 6:00 PMTrolls!A history of pranksters, hackers, and mischief-makers.
The Music Club
Dec. 20 2013 6:00 PMThe Music Club, 2013Entry 11: Pharrell’s unrequited love of Steely Dan.
The Music Club
Dec. 17 2013 7:28 AMThe Music Club, 2013Entry 3: Why is everyone trying to remake Thriller?
Music Box
June 12 2013 6:11 PMThe Beauty of Slow DeteriorationNew electronic music that’s nostalgic for the sounds of the VHS era.
Music Box
March 12 2013 12:28 PMThe Next DayDavid Bowie’s excellent new album is a return to his high '70s form without being a retread.
Brow Beat
Dec. 21 2012 7:38 PMBlaming Pop Culture for Gun Violence Is Just a Distraction
Music Box
Dec. 6 2012 12:33 PMLost CauseOn his new “album”—it’s actually a collection of sheet music—Beck tries to revive the days of singing ‘round the piano.
Music Box
Nov. 16 2012 8:08 AMMusic To Sleep toThe ambient beauty of Brian Eno.
Culturebox
Feb. 25 2014 5:52 PMFree SamplesIs De La Soul’s long fight to release its music digitally finally over—or just beginning?
The Music Club
Dec. 19 2013 2:44 PMThe Music Club, 2013Entry 7: “Blurred Lines” should be banished from this solar system.
Culturebox
Oct. 28 2013 4:52 PMLou Reed’s Palm PilotThe late artist was a rock god and the epitome of New York cool. He was also a big nerd.
Music Box
May 21 2013 5:28 PMDaft Punk’s Random Access MemoriesTotally undanceable, dafter than ever—and a wire-to-wire triumph.
Books
Feb. 1 2013 11:20 PMPhreaks and GeeksBefore Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak invented Apple, they hacked phones.
Music Box
Dec. 12 2012 5:11 PMRavi ShankarHe was a lot more than just the Indian guy who hung out with the Beatles.
Books
Nov. 30 2012 11:24 PMBASICA single line of code sends readers into a labyrinth.