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July 18, 2014

Shorties (Indie Songs Inspired by Books, Essential Icelandic Albums, and more)

USA Today listed indie songs inspired by books.

World Cafe listed essential Icelandic albums. interviewed author Tiphanie Yanique.

PopMatters interviewed Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso.

Recently wed authors Juliet Escoria and Scott McClanahan are keeping a honeymoon diary at HTMLGIANT.

The Telegraph listed the best internet radio stations.

Bookworm interviewed author Francine Prose.

FACT is counting down the best albums of the 1970s.

Flavorwire recommended fabulist books.

The A.V. Club recommended entry points into Japanese idol pop music.

PopMatters shared an excerpt from Nelson George's book The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style.

Jonathan Demme and David Byrne talked to TIME about the Talking Heads film Stop Making Sense, released 30 years ago.

tUnE-yArDs visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.

Actor and comedian Bill Hader talked books with the New York Times.

Pitchfork is streaming the new PS I Love You album, For Those Who Stay.

Flavorwire shared a nonfiction book for every U.S. State.

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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
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
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)

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