August 12, 2015
Claire Messud shared why she writes at Literary Hub.
Paste interviewed the members of Veruca Salt about the band's reunion.
The Quietus interviewed Iron Maiden guitarists Adrian Smith and Janick Gers.
Lower Dens’ Jana Hunter and Mike Hadreas (aka Perfume Genius) discussed music, gender, and more at The Talkhouse podcast.
The Asahi Shimbun profiled author Monique Truong.
Stereogum interviewed singer-songwriter Natalie Prass.
The Los Angeles Times interviewed singer-songwriter Jason Isbell.
Fresh Air interviewed Amanda Petrusich about her book Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 RPM Records.
Stream the trailer for the Arcade Fire's full-length film The Reflektor Tapes.
Stream a new Doe Paroe song.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel interviewed Cara Nicoletti about her book Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books.
The Frisky listed the best books for men to read.
Drowned in Sound interviewed members of the band The Unthanks.
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)