Awesome Show, Great Job: Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric and Davin Wood (the shows' composer) will be releasing a second album Some Things Never Stay The Same and we will all laugh. The album will feature guest appearances by Aimee Mann, Eric Johnson of The Shins, and that one guy from Rilo Kiley.
Trash vs. Treasure: A bunch of original masters and outtakes from Joy Division, New Order, and Psychedelic Furs are for sale now after being found in the trash as the post-punkers of the world cry out in anguish and search for their check books.
R.I.P.: Allen Lanier, founding member of Blue Oyster Cult, has died due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Please read Mike Nipper's post for a more elaborate obit.
Complete Your Collection, Impress your Friends!: Boards of Canada will be re-pressing/re-releasing their entire discography on vinyl.
Teaser: Justin Timberlake riles up the internet as per usual by posting a pic of the track list for the second installment of his album The 20/20 Experience, featuring darkly enticing song titles like "True Blood," "Murder," and "Amnesia." Seems almost narrative.
The "Nonstop Negativity" Continues: Chris Brown is being sued. Again. Over that parking lot "fight" last January with Frank Ocean. Mr. Ocean's finger was injured - probably, I imagine, punching Brown in the head which is full of stupid rocks.
It's raining and melancholic outside. Listen to this song from the endlessly prolific Ty Segall and his new album Sleeper, due out August 20th.