Shorties (Christian Cooper on His New Memoir, An Interview with Meshell Ndegeocello, and more)

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Christian Cooper discussed his memoir, Better Living Through Birding: Notes From A Black Man In The Natural World, with Fresh Air.

The Creative Independent interviewed musician Meshell Ndegeocello.

My work has shown me that I just really enjoy the process of it. I’m a bit detached or disassociated with the outcome, but I derive the desired feeling through connecting with other people and creating something.

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Stream a new song by Sigur Rós.

John Andrews & The Yawns shared four cover songs at Aquarium Drunkard.

The Cut interviewed author Samantha Irby.

Stream a new song by Jonathan Wilson.

Keziah Weir recommended novels that feature stories within stories at Electric Literature.

Members of Squid walked Paste through their new album, Bright Green Field, track-by-track.

Stream a new Lydia Loveless song.

The duo Oneida discussed the band’s evolution with Bandcamp Daily.

NYCTaper shared a recording of a recent Purling Hiss performance.

Trevor Powers shared the inspirations behind the new Youth Lagoon album with Our Culture.

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh talked to the New Yorker about his story in this week’s issue.

Paste profiled the band feeble little horse.

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