November 17, 2013
Shorties (10 Books That Wouldn't Have Existed without Flann O'Brien, Billy Squier: The Most Sampled Musician in Hip-Hop, and more)
Publishers Weekly lists 10 books that wouldn't have existed without Flann O'Brien.
The New York Post profiles Billy Squier, the most sampled musician in the history of hip-hop.
14 online year-end "books of 2013" lists added to my master aggregation yesterday, including Library Journal's best books, Marginal Revolution's best fiction, Oprah.com's best books, and The Irish Times' best music books.
Treble lists 20 essential albums released by the Chicago indie record label Kranky.
Andrew WK and Marky Ramone discuss their friendship in the Independent.
Inside World Soccer reports that the English soccer team Yeovil will launch its own girl group to attract younger supporters.
Radio Search Engine searches thousands of radio stations for currently playing songs.
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)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
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