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February 9, 2015

Shorties (The Songs of Robert Burns, Mark Eitzel Interviewed, and more)

The songs of Robert Burns.

Aquarium Drunkard interviewed singer-songwriter Mark Eitzel.

Electric Literature interviewed author Kelly Link.

NPR Music is streaming the new Jose Gonzales album, Vestiges and Claws.

Work in Progress interviewed author Arthur Bradford.

The Guardian profiled musician Owen Pallett.

The New Yorker interviewed Amelia Gray about her new short story in the magazine.

SPIN interviewed St. Vincent's Annie Clark.

The CBC recommended 10 books by Canadian writers to read during Black History Month.

Projekt Records put together a free alternative soundtrack for the Fifty Shades of Grey film.

NPR Music is streaming the new Six Organs of Admittance album, Hexadic.

Quan Barry talked to Weekend Edition about her debut novel She Weeps Each Time You're Born.

Morning Edition profiled pop star Sia.

The New York Times delved into the controversy surrounding Harper Lee's forthcoming sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman.

Flavorwire shared the stories behind 10 unused film scores.

The #blacklivesmatter reading list.

NPR Music is streaming the new album by A Place To Bury Strangers, Transfixiation.

Author Irvine Welsh shared his favorite books that explore human duality at The Week.

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also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Essential and Interesting 2014 Year-End Music Lists
List of Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

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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