February 26, 2014
Shorties (The Soundtrack for the Musical Fun Home Released, Stream the New Drive-By Truckers Album, and more)
The original cast recording of Fun Home, the musical adapted from Alison Bechdel's memoir of the same name, is available digitally.
The Rejectionist interviewed author Roxane Gay.
The Wall Street Journal profiles Stephen Malkmus.
Book Riot recommends memoirs by authors of color.
The Guardian listed examples that this is the golden age for Australian debut novelists.
PopMatters profiles the band The Dream Syndicate.
From early on, the Dream Syndicate were tagged as being at the forefront of the Paisley Underground scene, a loosely-grouped crop of '60s-leaning bands thoroughly schooled in '70s power pop, based in Los Angeles.
Time lists the least literate cities in the United States.
Pitchfork is streaming the soundtrack to Wes Anderson's new film The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Airship Daily recommends writers to follow on Tumblr.
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 and 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)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)