June 1, 2015
Pitchfork profiled musician Jamie xx.
Bookforum interviewed author Maggie Nelson.
BOMB interviewed indie music duo Damon and Naomi.
Fictionaut interviewed author and publisher Michael Seidlinger.
Chicago Magazine interviewed author George Saunders.
Entropy recapped May's small press book releases.
SPIN listed the best albums of 2015 so far.
Book Riot previewed June's new books.
FACT interviewed musician Holly Herndon.
The shortlist for the 2015 Scottish Album of the Year award has been announced.
All Things Considered interviewed Mark Ribowsky about his new book Dreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul.
All Songs Considered listed May's best dance tracks.
The Irish Times recommended novels set in Africa but written by outsiders.
David Byrne talked about curating music festivals with the New Statesman.
Weekend Edition reconsidered the writing of Saul Bellow.
Drowned in Sound profiled the band Tennis.
Author Aleksandar Hemon discussed his favorite books at The Week.
Members of both bands talked to the Scotsman about the project.
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)
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)