- If you’re a Skillet fan, you should definitely check out this contest we’ve organized.
- Grizzly Bear will release a special edition of Veckatimest.
- The latest Baroness record got reviewed by us for a 9/10!
- The 100 best live albums of all time ranked by Amazon.
- The Killers have a new song up and streaming as part of their contribution to the New Moon soundtrack.
- You don’t really feel like going out this weekend, you can always spend your Saturday night indoors coloring the Beatles.
- Pavement will not release any new material, despite their upcoming 2010 reunion tour.
- Multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear has released his first solo 7″ this week under the moniker CANT.
- The Top 10 Halloween Music Videos.
- 2008: out of 115,000 albums only 110 mattered.
- Rock Band is getting an iPhone version. There goes my class attendance…
- The Flaming Lips paid Conan a visit this week, where they played “Watching The Planets.”
- The 25 best music websites.
- Pete Doherty in the hospital.
- Bruce Springsteen closes Giants Stadium with a three-hour set.
- New Eels album out this January!
- Johnny Marr talks to Pitchfork about joining the Cribs and Modest Mous
- Sonic Youth perform and act on Gossip Girl.
- Weezer is letting itself slip in fail, after fail, after fail. Seems like Rivers Cuomo is teaming up with pop singer Ketty Perry to work on a new song off her upcoming album.
- White Stripes to release early outtakes.
- Tom Waits preps a new and incredible live album.
- The top 10 must see bands at CMJ 2009.
- LOLcats music reviews? GOD!
- Clues play Daytrotter sessions.
- M.I.A. believes President Obama should return his Nobel prize.
Various mp3s and videos posted by us this week:
[MP3] LCD Soundsystem – ‘Bye Bye Bayou’ (Alan Vega cover)
[VIDEO] Grizzly Bear & Victoria Legrand: ‘Two Weeks’ (live @ Conan O’Brien)
[MP3] Don Diablo vs Phoenix vs Jay-Z – ‘99 Fences’
[VIDEO] Basement Jaxx: ‘Scars’
[MP3] Baroness – ‘Swollen And Halo’
[MP3] The Flaming Lips – ‘Powerless’
[MP3] Neon Indian – ‘Thermally Chill’
[MP3] Barzin – ‘Nobody Told Me’
[MP3] Lightning Bolt – ‘Transmissionary’
[VIDEO] Camera Obscura: ‘The Sweetest Thing’