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July 6, 2009

Shorties (Dirty Projectors, of Montreal, and more)

Pitchfork interviews Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors.

of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes talks to The Skinny.

This weekend's updates to the 2009 Bonnaroo downloads page include an mp3 set by the Tangiers Blues Bands and a lossless download of the Heartless Bastards show.

Publishers Weekly previews fall's audiobook releases.

PopMatters contributors offer a tribute to Michael Jackson.

The Grand Rapids Press recaps the best of last weekend's Rothbury music festival.

In the Los Angeles Times, David Treuer bemoans the lack of "antiheroes" in literature today.

Bookslut's July issue is online, and includes interviews with Brian Evenson, Shaun Tan, and much more.

The Art of Touring is a book edited by Sara Jaffe (Erase Errata) and Mia Clarke (Electrelane), and filled with "art, photographs, and writing reflecting life on the road" from Yeti Publishing. Contributors include Devendra Banhart, Nick Zinner, Thurston Moore, and many other musicians.

Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance, founders of Merge Records, talk to NPR's All Things Considered about the indie music label's 20 years in business.

The New York Times lists the best children's books ever.

CMJ's Staff Blog interviews two members of the Phenomenal Handclap Band.

National Geographic Traveler shares a list of the 50 books of summer with a strong sense of place.

Perfect Sounds lists the top 20 albums of 2009 so far.

Help me clean out my house and win 100 random CDs 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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