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July 6, 2010

Shorties (Wye Oak, Top Music Documentaries, and more)

Morning Edition interviews Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak about their new My Neighbor/My Creator EP.

The Telegraph lists the top 10 music documentaries.

Matador Records announced ticket prices and on-sale dates for its three-day 21st anniversary Vegas celebration.

The Guardian profiles author Catherine O'Flynn and her new novel, The News Where You Are.

Added today to the 2010 Bonnaroo downloads page: an mp3 set by The Temper Trap.

More Intelligent Life lists the best dressed women in fiction.

Vendela Vida talks to the San Francisco Chronicle about her new novel, The Lovers.

Empire Online reports that Nick Cave is working on a film adaptation of his novel, The Death of Bunny Munro.

The Guardian Music Blog explains how being a music fan is like supporting England's soccer team.

The July issue of Bookslut is online, and includes interviews with Justin Taylor, Karen Tei Yamashita, and much more.

PopMatters interviews former Faith No More frontman Mike Patton.

The Millions recommends books for summer reading.

At The Voice Project, video of Billy Bragg covering Joanna Newsom's "On a Good Day."

Mixest streams indie music.

Little White Earbuds lists the top five albums from 2010's second quarter.

The Independent examines the "fresh breed" of UK literary magazines.

NPR is streaming the new Admiral Radley album, I Heart California (out July 13th).

New York Magazine profiles author Sloane Crosley, who just published her second essay collection, How Did You Get This Number.

Win a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.

Follow me on Twitter and Stumbleupon for links (updated throughout the day) that don't make the daily "Shorties" columns.

also at Largehearted Boy:

Atomic Books Comics Preview (highlights of the week's comics & graphic novel releases)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's book releases)
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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