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March 24, 2015

Shorties (Elvis Costello's Forthcoming Memoir, Stream the New Godspeed You! Black Emperor Album, and more)

Elvis Costello's memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink will be published in October.


The Guardian is streaming the new Godspeed You! Black Emperor album Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress.


The Guardian profiled author Erik Larson.


Decoder interviewed author Blake Butler on music and writing.


Vintage bartending books.


Katy Goodman of La Sera (and formerly Vivian Girls) talked to Fast Company about going back to school for computer programming.


John Darnielle talked to ABC Online about his debut novel, Wolf in White Van.

"Songwriting is kind of like picking something off of a plant, and writing a book is like seeding and tending a garden through to harvest."


The 405 interviewed Jana Hunter of the band The Lower Dens.


Neil Gaiman and Michael Chabon discussed the influence of Terry Pratchett on their writing and the literary community.


NPR Music is streaming the new album by The Soft Moon, Deeper.


Akhil Sharma has been awarded the Folio Prize for his novel Family Life.


The economics of busking.


Flavorwire interviewed Nina MacLaughlin about her memoir Hammer Head.


Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield visited The Current studio to play Elliott Smith songs.


Comics Should Be Good is counting down the top female comic book artists.


Drowned in Sound listed the best new musical acts of 2015 so far.


BuzzFeed recommended novels with strong female protagonists.


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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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