Oliver Whang talks to Zartosht Ahlers about the speed of cultural development. And roadkill. Ahlers’s essay “How to Roadkill” appeared in the February 17th issue of The Nassau Weekly. This podcast was produced by WPRB Princeton News & Culture.
“Lil Peep’s ghostly vocals float drowsily over maximalist emo-trap beats without drowning in them…leaving us with a taste of what might have been: the soaring emotional heights to which rap, the most notoriously heartless genre, almost rose.”