New Book Documents the Eating Habits of Touring Indie Musicians, With Stories From Fleet Foxes, Weyes Blood, and More


Taste in Music: Eating on Tour with Indie Musicians is a new book documenting just that. Real Estate’s Alex Bleeker and the travel writer Luke Pyenson (formerly of Frankie Cosmos) compiled the book, enlisting Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold, Weyes Blood’s Natalie Mering, Bob Mould, Dawn Richard, Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz, Pavement’s Mark Ibold , and many more to contribute stories. Chronicle Books will release the collection on September 24.

Other contributors to the book include the private chef for Phoebe Bridgers and Boygenius, Lily Chait, as well as Devendra Banhart, Animal Collective’s Brian Weitz (aka Geologist), Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith , Greta Kline, Sasami Ashworth, Hand Habits’ Meg Duffy, Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis, PUP’s Steve Sladkowski, Kevin Morby, Dr. Dog’s Eric Slick, the Beths, Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath, and Juan Wauters, among others.

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Alex Bleeker & Luke Pyenson: Taste in Music: Eating on Tour with Indie Musicians