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June 26, 2020

Shorties (Rishi Reddi on Her New Novel, An Excerpt from Nate Patrin's Book on Hip-Hop Sampling, and more)

Passage West by Rishi Reddi

Rishi Reddi discussed her novel Passage West with Electric Literature.

The story of immigration in Western parts of the U.S., the arrival of Spaniards and Chinese and other Asian groups, has always occupied an inferior role in the US narrative. The early South Asians— students, traders, revolutionaries, intellectuals, farmers, and laborers were significant (if not numerous) members of this western landscape.

Stereogum shared an excerpt from Nate Patrin's book Bring That Beat Back: How Sampling Built Hip-Hop.

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Against Police Violence
The End of Policing by Alexis Vitale

Consequence of Sound listed 2020's best albums so far.

Stream the trailer for the forthcoming documentary about Flannery O'Connor.

Savages' Jehnny Beth talked to This Must Be the Gig about her solo album and Karen O fandom.

The New York Times recommended the week's best new books.

Paste listed the best post-punk albums of 2020 so far.

The Evening Standard recommended summer's best books.

Stream a new Flaming Lips song.

BuzzFeed shared an excerpt from Angela Chen's book ​Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex.

Vulture interviewed singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers.

The Financial Times recommended the best fiction to read this summer.

Kesha covered T. Rex's "Children of the Revolution."

O: The Oprah Magazine recommended books to read during Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

Stream a new song by Girl Friday.

LitReactor recommended book and beer pairings.

Stream a new Secret Machines song. reviewers listed their best books of the year so far.

Lianne La Havas covered Radiohead's "Weird Fishes."

Bookworm interviewed author Brit Bennett.

Stream PJ Harvey's "From the Basement" session.

Rabih Alameddine recommended gay books you might not have known were gay at Literary Hub.

Stream a new song by Bjork and Arca.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Brian Castleberry.

Gorilla Vs. Bear and BrooklynVegan recommended the week's best new albums.

The Millions profiled author Daisy Johnson.