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May 21, 2011

Shorties (Art Brut, Chester Brown, and more)

Rock Edition interviews Eddie Argos about the new Art Brut album, Brilliant Tragic (out May 23rd).

Stream the album at Paste.

Chester Brown talks to the Winnipeg Free Press about his new graphic novel, Paying for It.

The Guardian lists 2011's best big UK music festivals, European festivals, and UK boutique festivals.

The 2011 Atlantic Book Awards winners have been named. Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributors Kathleen Winter and Alexander MacLeod.

The Western Star profiles Kathleen Winter.

UbuWeb offers a collection of free and legal mp3s titled "History of Electronic / Electroacoustic Music (1937-2001)."

Wilfred Santiago talks to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about his new graphic novel 21: the Story of Roberto Clemente.

Dummy interviews singer-songwriter Julianna Barwick.

On sale for $3.99 at Amazon MP3: The Silversun Pickups' Carnavas album.

The Guardian lists the top 10 most frightening books for children.

Bootsy Collins talks to Tell Me More about his new album, The Funk Capital of the World.

The Guardian lists the top 10 jazz books.

Tayari Jones talks to All Things Considered about her novel Silver Sparrow.

At The Millions, Emily St. John Mandel shares a reading list about migrations.

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

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 new comics & graphic novels)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (highlights of the week's new books)
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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