News Today in Music News
posted by December 12 at 11:02 AMon
Part Two of Pitchfork’s “The Year in News”: Interesting, music-related things that happened in the second half of 2007, (here’s Part One if you missed it)
Eddie Vedder’s doing the soundtrack thing again: This time he’s collaborating with John Legend for a miniseries based on “A People’s History of the United States”. (Also: has he become a last-name-only figure? The article fails to mention “Eddie” once)
MTV’s Top 20 of 2007: A brief but semi-respectable list considering the source.
Okkervil River for free: The band covers Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, and others, for download from their website.
Better than lawsuits: Instead of being sued by Final Fantasy for using a song illegally in a commercial, the Vienna-based company is having Owen Pallett curate a festival.
Foxboro Hot Tubs: A Mysterious Green Day side-project.
Another Radiohead webcast? BBC interview with Ed O’Brien indicates there’s more on the way.