| December 26, 2011
Headliners: New Demo From The xx


GvsB: A Christmas miracle! New music from The xx. Download “Open Eyes” here and check out the video here.

NPR: Christmas is over, but if you’re still in the spirit (and can’t handle another recitation of “All I Want For Christmas”) NPR has got you covered.

NYTimes: Tyler the Creator is arrested on a vandalism charge. Oh like you’re surprised.

VMag: Sultry songstress Lana del Rey is the subject of a new fashion piece over at V Magazine

Spinner: Cat Power stays true to her tweeted promise to release “King Rides By,” her first original song since 2008.

CoS: Check out David Bowie’s “Lost” Tops Of The Pops performance, including the Thin White Duke performing “The Jean Genie.”

YouTube: Whether you missed it the first time around or this is your 101st view, Jerome Simpson’s epic touchdown flip is worth a(nother) watch.

Grantland: Chris Brown ruins Christmas…again.

USAToday: In case you hadn’t noticed already, earbuds are officially out; headphones are in.

LaughingSquid: This guy.

P4k: R. Kelly has written 32 additional chapters for the “Trapped in the Closet” saga. Watch some early (unfortunately poor quality) chapters here.

The holidays are all about indulging yourself, so settle into that La-Z-Boy, grab a reindeer-shaped cookie (or six) and a pitcher of eggnog, and check out Star Sliger’s  remix of Rhianna’s “We Found Love.”

MP3: Rihanna – “We Found Love (Star Slinger Refix)