Stereogum interviewed Kim Deal about her solo 7" series and the future of the Breeders.
Tin House interviewed poet Rachel Zucker.
At Billboard musicians preview their favorite major league baseball team's 2014 season (in this case, Joan Jett and the Baltimore Orioles).
The Rumpus interviewed author Fred D'Aguiar.
Aimee Mann and Ted Leo played a Tiny Desk Concert as their band, The Both.
Six Degrees of Black Sabbath links any two musical artists.
The shortlist for the 2014 Baileys women's prize for fiction has been named.
Congratulations to Largehearted Boy Book Notes contributor Hannah Kent and her novel, Burial Rites.
Tablet profiled composer Steve Reich.
The band Tinariwen visited The Current studio for an interview and live performance.
Consequence of Sound examined the current modes of music discovery.
Flavorwire recommended 50 essential books of poetry.
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