July 16, 2012
The Museum of the City of New York tours Walt Whitman's New York.
Their early sound melded punk’s confrontationalism and the crushing riffs of sludge pioneers Eyehategod and Corrosion of Conformity with touches of progressive metal. Before long, the sound of another, decidedly non-southern counterculture seeped in: psychedelia. This move toward melody brought with it some ghosts of Baizley's past, including bluegrass, country, and southern rock.
The Epi Log recommends two books about Julia Child.
The Globe and Mail examines the lack of depictions of financial concerns in literary fiction.
NPR Books recommends three books that feature "girls who know how to fight."
The A.V. Club makes a video pilgrimage to Minneapolis's First Avenue club.
Flavorwire recommended an essential French literature reading list for Bastille Day.
Win copies of Cheryl Strayed's collection of Dear Sugar columns Tiny Beautiful Things and Jaime Hernandez's graphic novel God and Science: Return of the Ti-Girls and a $100 Threadless gift certificate in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.
Amazon MP3 has 100 digital albums on sale for $5.
Amazon MP3 offers 667 albums for sale for $2.99.
also at Largehearted Boy:
previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)
100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics & graphic novels)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best 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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