| July 30, 2012
Headliners: Arctic Monkeys Kick Off Olympics

Stereogum: Danny Boyle directs the Olympics’ opening ceremony, complete with Arctic Monkeys covering The Beatles.

CoS: MMJ, Alabama Shakes, Conor Oberst take the stage together at the Newport Folk Festival.

Slate: DJ Shadow is trying to monetize BitTorrent downloads, is still totally awesome.

MusicThinkTank: Is Official.fm a musician’s best friend?

Hypebot: Who likes infographics? How about one that helps visualize how much the internet has changed the music industry?

Stoney Roads: Fred Falke puts together a catchy minimix for Kitsune.

Complex: Ever wanted to see Kanye’s face on a cat, or David Cross as a unicorn? Etsy’s got you covered.

LoveThisGiant: Stream the new St. Vincent/David Byrne track, “Weekend In The Dust.”

Nah Right: J. Cole is back with a brand new single, “The Cure.”

STREAM: J. Cole – “The Cure”

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