January 23, 2013
The Charleston City Paper profiles singer-songwriter Jeff Mangum.
As far as the musical figures of the last quarter century go, few are more fascinating than Neutral Milk Hotel singer-songwriter Jeff Mangum. His second album, 1998's In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, is one of the era's most feted releases, a beautiful surreal lo-fi paean to loneliness, longing, and hope, after which he walked away from the spotlight for 14 years. Now, he's back.
The Guardian Teacher Network examines the use of film to engage pupils with literature.
The Largehearted Boy books of the year:
Flavorwire recommends 10 books you should read instead of watching the MTV series Buckwild.
Stream a Spotify playlist of acts confirmed for SXSW Music 2013.
Flavorwire lists 10 musicians from Mali you should know.
Sam Roberts talks to All Things Considered about his book Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America.
Tea for Tyrants pairs music downloads with green tea.
Amazon MP3 offers 100 albums on sale for $5 each.
Amazon MP3 offers over 1,400 albums on sale for $3.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 600 albums for sale for $2.99.
Amazon MP3 offers over 400 jazz albums on sale for $1.78.
Amazon MP3 offers over 56,000 free and legal mp3s.
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)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Largehearted Word (the week's best new books)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
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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