Blog Profile / largehearted boy


URL :http://blog.largeheartedboy.com
Filed Under:Music / Indie Music
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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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This Week's Interesting Music Releases - October 20, 2017

Björk's Utopia is the lone new album I can recommend this week. Vinyl reissues are the real highlight this week, including four from Saint Etienne (Finisterre, Good Humor Sound of water, Tales From Turnpike House), two from Throbbing Gristle...

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - November 23, 2017

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. Future Home of the...

"Best Books of 2017" Lists Update - November 23rd

For the tenth straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating regularly. Please feel free to e-mail me with a blog,...

Shorties (Recommended Graphic Novels on Storytelling, Looking Back at L7's Career, and more)

Vol. 1 Brooklyn recommended graphic novels on the art of storytelling. Rolling Stone looked back on the career of the band L7. 22 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists yesterday...

Book Notes - Richard F. Thomas "Why Bob Dylan Matters"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Shorties (The 2018 Tournament of Books Longlist, Bjork on Her New Album, and more)

The 2018 Tournament of Books longlist has been released. Bjork discussed her new album Utopia with NPR Music. 36 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists yesterday (bringing the total to...

Shorties (An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin, Destroyer's Dan Bejar on Creativity, and more)

The Los Angeles Review of Books interviewed author Ursula K. Le Guin. The Creative Independent interviewed Destroyer frontman Dan Bejar. 26 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists Saturday (bringing the...

Shorties (Books That Changed the World, The Mountain Goats Covered Sisters of Mercy, and more)

Granta listed books that changed the world. The Mountain Goats covered Sisters of Mercy's "Lucretia My Reflection." Minneapolis City Pages interviewed the band's frontman John Darnielle. 26 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books...

Book Notes - Gayle Brandeis "The Art of Misdiagnosis"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Shorties (A List of Dystopian Novels by Women for Women, The National's Cover of Cat Power's "Maybe Not," and more)

Literary Hub recommended dystopian novels by and about women. The National covered Cat Power's "Maybe Not." 26 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy’s master aggregation of “best books of 2017” lists today (bringing the total to 181),...

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - November 17, 2017

Baths' Romaplasm, Charlotte Gainsbourg's Rest, and Sia's Everyday Is Christmas are all new albums I can recommend this week. Archival releases include vinyl reissues of several Paul McCartney albums (RAM, McCartney, McCartney II, Pipes of Peace, Tug of War,...

"Best Books of 2017" Lists Update - November 15th

For the tenth straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating regularly. Please feel free to e-mail me with a blog,...

Shorties (Louise Erdrich Profiled, New Music from Bjork, and more)

BuzzFeed profiled author Louise Erdrich. Stream a new Bjork song. 12 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy's aggregation of "best books of 2017" lists (bringing the total to 155) Monday, including Kirkus's best fiction lists and iNews's best...

Book Notes - Jessica Keener "Strangers in Budapest"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Book Notes - Amy P. Knight "Lost, Almost"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...

Shorties (An Interview with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, A Critical Evaluation of Taylor Swift's Poetry, and more)

The Atlantic interviewed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Stephanie Burt considered new poems by Taylor Swift at Cosmopolitan. 12 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy's aggregation of "best books of 2017" lists (bringing the total to 155),including Kirkus's best...

"Best Books of 2017" Lists Update - November 13th

For the tenth straight year, I am aggregating every online year-end book list I find As the lists appear online, I will add them to the master list, updating regularly. Please feel free to e-mail me with a blog,...

Shorties (Kevin Young on His New Book, Julien Baker on Her New Album, and more)

Kevin Young discussed his book Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-facts, and Fake News with All Things Considered. Julien Baker broke down her Turn Out the Lights album track-by-track with Pitchfork. 15 year-end book lists were added...

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - November 10, 2017

Angel Olsen's b-sides and rarities collection Phases and Lindstrøm's It's Alright Between Us As It Is are my favorite new releases this week. Taylor Swift's reputation is also in stores today. Archival releases include the remastered and expanded 25th...

Shorties (Essential Books That Capture Los Angeles, One of Grant Hart's Last Interviews, and more)

Literary Hub recommended essential books that capture Los Angeles. Pitchfork shared one of the final interviews with Grant Hart. 30 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation of "best books of 2017" lists Wednesday (bringing the total...

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