March 9, 2011
The Quietus examines the important legacy of the C86 tape compilation in indie rock.
Dorian Lynskey talks to State Magazine about his book, 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History Of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day.
How can folk be considered punk rock? Cervenka replies, "How are the Knitters punk rock? How is Woodie Guthrie punk rock? How is Johnny Cash--the most punk-rock person of all time--punk rock? It's not about clothes, and it's barely about music. It's about a revolutionary way of thinking. It's anti-corporate and human rights-oriented. It's a social movement more than a musical movement."
The Morning News Tournament of Books kicked off yesterday.
Like.fm is a new social network centered on your musical tastes.
The Guardian lists the 10 best state of the UK novels.
Rocks Off lists the top 10 Louisiana bands of all time.
On sale for $2.99 at Amazon MP3: Jessica Lea Mayfield's debut album With Blasphemy So Heartfelt.
All Songs Considered shares a playlist of artists playing SXSW this year.
io9 lists the 20 science fiction novels that will change your life.
Amazon MP3 has a new selection of 100 digital albums on sale for $5 this month.
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