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June 2, 2015

Shorties (June's Must-Read Books, How Streaming Is Changing the Music Industry, and more)

Vanity Fair and Vol. 1 Brooklyn listed must-read June books.

This week The Record is examining how streaming is changing the music industry.

Okey-Panky features new short fiction by Padgett Powell.

Paste recommended biopics of '60s musical icons.

VICE's annual fiction issue is online.

The band Dawes visited World Cafe for an interview and live performance.

Lit Hub profiled author Tomas Transtromer.

Stream a new Beirut song, from the band's forthcoming album No No No.

McSweeney's shared an excerpt from Michelle Tea's new YA novel Girl at the Bottom of the Sea.

The San Francisco Chronicle interviewed John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.

Poetry interviewed author Maggie Nelson.

Sharon Van Etten broke down her I Don't Want To Let You Down EP track-by-track at All Songs Considered.

Sarah Gerard explained how she planned her book tour at VICE.

Drowned in Sound interviewed members of the band Swervedriver.

Ursula K. Le Guin wrote about Amazon's effect on modern publishing at Book View Cafe.

Stream a new Heartless Bastards song from the band's forthcoming Restless Ones album.

The Precious Ordinary profiled author Kent Haruf.

KCRW is streaming Prinzhorn Dance School's new album Home Economics.

Read an excerpt from Jonathan Franzen's new novel Purity at the New Yorker.

The Rock and Roll Club podcast discusses books about musicians.

Book Riot recommended interactive fiction.

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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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