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June 20, 2011

Shorties (Patrick Wolf, Ernest Hemingway, and more)

Billboard interviews Patrick Wolf about his new album, Lupercalia.

The Independent unravels the mystery behind Ernest Hemingway's suicide.

Today's updates to the 2011 Bonnaroo downloads page include mp3s of the Buffalo Springfield performance and a lossless download of Grace Potter's set.

The Guardian offers a "tennis in literature" quiz.

NPR is streaming the Red Hot + Rio 2 compilation album (out June 28th).

50 impressive literary figures you should follow on Twitter.

NPR is streaming the Rave On, Buddy Holly tribute album (out June 28th).

Flavorwire lists the harshest author-on-author insults in history.

The Bay Bridged interviews Minna Choi of the Magik*Magik Orchestra about collaborating on John Vanderslice's latest album, White Wilderness.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn recommends real books you should buy your college graduate.

3VOOR12 is streaming the new Ty Segall album, Goodbye Bread (out June 21st).

Raven Sings the Blues lists the best albums of 2011 (so far) and Stereogum lists the best music videos.

The Guardian is streaming the new Sons and Daughters album, Mirror Mirror (out July 12th).

Drowned in Sound lists 10 must-see acts at this year's Glastonbury music festival.

At Bandcamp, stream the new Saint Bernadette album, The Nevers.

Nerve pits the Cure vs. the Smiths.

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 (news and 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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