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June 23, 2009

Shorties (Bjork, Stephen Elliott, and more)

NPR is streaming Bjork's new album, Voltaic, in its entirety.

Author Stephen Elliott is sharing his new book, The Adderall Diaries, with anyone who e-mails him. The catch: you must forward the book to the next reader within a week of receiving it.

The Quietus interviews the members of Sonic Youth.

Salon recommends urban fantasy fiction featuring young heroines.

PopMatters poses its 20 questions to author Aleksandar Hemon.

Paste interviews Drive-By Trucker Patterson Hood about his new solo album, Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs).

In the Observer, Dave Eggers lists films he "wanted to live within."

Mark Athitakis’ American Fiction Notes interviews author Robert Goolrick about his search for Thomas Pynchon.

Drowned in Sound interviews J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.

At NPR Music, the Avett Brothers play an intimate "tiny desk concert."

Yesterday's updates to the 2009 Bonnaroo music festival live show downloads page include bittorrent lossless downloads of performances by Wilco, Snoop Dogg, and Phish.

Win 50 CDs and 50 books in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

Follow me on Twitter for links that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

daily mp3 downloads
Try It Before You Buy It (mp3s and full album streams from this week's CD releases)
weekly music & DVD release lists


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