November 14, 2013
Spin interviews M.I.A. about her new album.
LitReactor lists 17 of the most literary science fiction novels.
AllMusic is streaming Stornoway’s new EP You Don’t Know Anything.
The Guardian profiles literary Krakow.
The Line of Best Fit interviews the band Fanfarlo.
MTV Hive interviews the band Los Campesinos!.
The Spectator visits the homes of famous New York writers.
San Diego CityBeat profiles the Scottish band Chvrches.
Masterpiece is a new Italian reality show that pits writers against each other.
Men's Journal profiles music producer Rick Rubin.
The Playlist lists music video directors turned feature filmmakers.
The Guardian recommends the best books on Mexico.
Singer-songwriter Mason Jennings visits The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Win three of my favorite 2013 books in this week's Largehearted Boy contest.
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