July 17, 2015
David Byrne will share his library of music books at this year's Meltdown music festival.
The Rumpus interviewed author Neil Smith.
Thump listed the greatest dance albums of all time.
The shortlist for Canada's 2015 Polaris Music Prize has been named.
SPIN profiled the band Youth Lagoon.
Time interviewed cartoonist Kate Beaton.
Noisey profiled Teen Daze's Jamison.
io9 listed the best fictional detectives (who aren't Sherlock Holmes).
The Independent interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.
Arab women writers recommended their favorite Arab women writers at Arabic Literature (in English).
The Guardian recommended books about Atlanta.
The Staves visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
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)