Let’s Talk About Love Week: The Sound of Post-Taste Pop: Future Islands play “Seasons (Waiting on You)” on David Letterman, March 2014

Welcome to Let’s Talk About Love Week, in celebration of the new edition of our now-classic 33 1/3 title by Carl Wilson (affectionately referred to as LTAL around these parts). In this newly released expanded text, Carl’s original groundbreaking treatise on taste is joined by the reflections of numerous other writers, musicians, and tastemakers, including Nick Hornby, James Franco, Sheila Heti, Ann Powers, Owen Pallett, Krist Novoselic, Mary Gaitskill, and more. Carl was kind enough to take time from his busy schedule (as the Slate music critic, among other bonafides)…