Music Friyay: Boris, Ezra Furman, Stereolab

Music Friyay: Boris, Ezra Furman, Stereolab

By Joanna C. Valente

Here’s some music, new and old, you should listen to and check out:

Boris - Dear

In 2017, Japanese drone band, Boris, released their album “Dear.” It is absolutely nuts in the best way possible. I’ve seen them live four times and they never disappoint. My favorite: “Dear.”

Ezra Furman - Songs By Others

Furman released an album of cover songs and it’s delightful and puts Furman’s punk-electronic spin on old favorites. My favorite: “Devils Haircut.”

Stereolab - “French Disco”

Innovative and truly unique with everything they do, Stereolab released a new gem and it’ll get you moving.


Joanna C. Valente is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs & Madams, The Gods Are Dead, Marys of the Sea, Sexting Ghosts, Xenos, No(body) (forthcoming, Madhouse Press, 2019), and is the editor of A Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault. They received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Joanna is the founder of Yes Poetry and the senior managing editor for Luna Luna Magazine. Some of their writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Them, Brooklyn Magazine, BUST, and elsewhere. Joanna also leads workshops at Brooklyn Poets. joannavalente.com / Twitter: @joannasaid / IG: joannacvalente / FB: joannacvalente