October 25, 2010
The Week lists actors turned novelists.
I updated the 2010 Bonnaroo downloads and streams page yesterday (the final update) with the following performances:
Disco Biscuits: 2010-06-12, Bonnaroo [mp3,ogg,flac]
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros: 2010-06-11, Bonnaroo [flac]
LCD Soundsystem: 2010-06-11, Bonnaroo [mp3]
Mumford & Sons: 2010-06-12, Bonnaroo [flac]
The National: 2010-06-11, Bonnaroo [mp3,ogg,flac]
Regina Spektor: 2010-06-13, Bonnaroo [flac]
Tokyo Police Club: 2010-06-11, Bonnaroo [mp3,ogg,flac]
Having the recordings of my songs owned forever by someone else, with no chance of getting them back, is a little bit like that. So re-recording them is, thanks to a contractual loophole, a little bit like breaking that proverbial child out of prison. Those songs are free now, and back where they belong.
Foreign Policy declares travel writing dead.
On sale for $1.99 at Amazon MP3: The Clientele's Minotaur album.
PopMatters interviews legendary music and culture critic Griel Marcus.
Prospect examines what the transition to digital publishing means for writers.
The Book Designer offers publishers and writers tips for getting their books on bookstore shelves.
In the Guardian Music Blog, Rosie Swash says a final goodbye to the Sony Walkman.
Bookgasm lists seven worthwhile new rock and roll books.
In case you missed any Largehearted Boy features last week, I started a weekly wrap-up feature.
Win 14 graphic novels from Top Shelf Comix in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily links from the worlds of music, literature, and pop culture)
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