Cecile Pin recommended novels narrated by ghosts at Electric Literature.
NPR Music remembered composer Ryuichi Sakamoto.
The Japanese composer had an exceptionally wide-ranging career: he was by turns a synth-pop idol, the composer of both sweeping film scores and quiet, gentle sound environments, and a collaborator of such artists as David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Bernardo Bertolucci.
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BuzzFeed recommended recently published poetry collections.
Stream a new song by Clairo.
Cover Me listed the best covers of Tom Waits songs.
Kelly Link discussed her new story collection with Shondaland.
You’re absolutely correct that when I write short stories, one of my models is often fairy tales. The other model is ghost stories. Those are both modes of storytelling pretty grounded in the oral traditions, and I find them very generative. They feel like the heart of storytelling.
Stream a new song by Le Pain.
Ergot. shared new fiction by David Leo Price.
The Irish Times interviewed Feist.
Variety profiled Judy Blume.
Stream a new song by Sondre Lerche.
Midtown covered Pavement’s “Cut Your Hair.”
Craig Finn talked to Tidal about the new Hold Steady album.