January 18, 2013
Rocks Off recommends essential rock and roll literature for budding music writers.
The Rumpus shares a collection of illustrated literary puns.
41 lists were added Sunday to the master aggregation of year-end online "best books of 2012" lists, including GeekDad's best books, LitChat's favorite books, and many more.
The Largehearted Boy books of the year (more lists to come):
Pitchfork profiles Brooklyn's new electronic music underground.
Here and Now recommends 11 great books recently translated into English.
NPR Music lists five pioneers of jazz guitar.
The finalist for the 2012 Kitschies, which "reward the year's most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic," have been named.
Deceptive Cadence explores the connection between music and changes in brain chemistry.
The Huffington Post lists influential steampunk books.
Stream the new Foxygen album We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic (out January 22nd).
Zola Books lists 40 of internet activist Aaron Swartz's favorite books.
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