The New York Times previewed July’s best books.
The A.V. Club interviewed singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus.
Dacus also covered Snow Patrol’s “Chasing Cars.”
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Rolling Stone recommended yacht rock albums.
All Songs Considered examined the resurgence in composer Julius Eastman’s work.
Ibram X. Kendi recommended books top help children understand race at Morning Edition.
Paste listed the year’s best songs so far.
A literary tarot deck is being crowdfunded.
Country Westerns covered Richard and Linda Thompson’s “Wall of Death.”
The Chicago Tribune recommended must-read summer books.
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Bustle recommended the week’s best new books.
Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner visited The Current for a virtual live performance and interview.
Electric Literature interviewed author Kelsey McKinney.
Pitchfork examined MF Doom’s lifelong conflicts with the U.S. Immigration Service.
SPIN had members of the band Floatie share their day.
Lana Bastasic recommended books about exile and what gets left behind at Electric Literature.
Bandcamp Daily explored Italy’s punk scene.
The Creative Independent interviewed author Ashley C. Ford.
Isaac Brock discussed the new Modest Mouse album with SPIN.
Debutiful interviewed authors Eve Gleichman and Laura Beckett.
Craig Finn, Franz Nicolay, and Steve Selvidge from The Hold Steady discussed record shopping with Amoeba Music.
The Creative Independent interviewed author and illustrator Jonny Son.
Neko Case covered Roky Erickson’s “Be and Bring Me Home.”
Independent booksellers recommended summer reading at BuzzFeed.
Full Stop interviewed musician and author Tim Kinsella.
Stream a new Colleen Green song.
The Cut shared new fiction by Brandon Taylor.
Stream two new songs from Devendra Banhart and Noah Georgeson.
Stream a new Half Waif song.
Catapult shared a new essay by Chris L. Terry.
Stream a new song by beabadoobee.
Stream a new song by Dina Ögon.
Liz Phair played a Tiny Desk Concert.
The Transmissions podcast interviewed Ben Chasny of Six Organs of Admittance.
Stream a new Wye Oak song.