| July 16, 2012
Headliners: Stream Passion Pit’s Gossamer

NPR: Listen to Gossamer in its entirety. Quick review: less falsetto + more serious lyric topics = not quite Manners.

Stereogum: Highlights from Pitchfork Music Festival, including sets from A$AP Rocky and Purity Ring.

Slate: How Usher became a pop music mainstay (Hint: he took his shirt off alot).

Stoney Roads: Skrillex to contribute new music for Wreck It Ralph, the video game movie (and a match made in heaven).

CoS: Mumford & Sons announce new album, due out in September.

SPIN: Kendrick Lamar’s newest track, “Swimming Pools (Drank),” oozes with potential.

Gawker: No Doubt is back from a 10-year hiatus with a new single, which gives me an excuse to share this picture.

Et Musique: Check out Niia’s chilling cover of Jai Paul’s “BTSTU.”

MP3: Niia – “BTSTU (Jai Paul Cover)”

Categories: MP3