Jul 15, 2020 • 34M

Book Musik 026 - "Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche" by Momus

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longtime friends Tosh & Kimley discuss their favorite music-centric books
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Tosh and Kimley discuss “Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche” by Momus. Nick Currie who performs under the name Momus (the Greek god of satire and mockery) has enlisted no less than 217 dead narrators of questionable reliability to tell his life story. His selection of an eclectic mix of writers, artists, musicians, philosophers, and assorted ne’er-do-wells probably tells us more about Momus than the actual narration. It seems both his work and his life borrow a little from this and steal a little from that and he makes sure to pilfer from only the best sources to create his own unique pastiche. Theme music: "Behind Our Efforts, Let There Be Found Our Efforts" by LG17