| August 22, 2011
Morning Links: J. Cole Drops
Any Given Sunday Vol. 4


Raps&Hustles: J.Cole reveals the official album cover for his Roc Nation debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, in his weekly “Any Given Sunday” web-series.

Examiner: Beach Boy Brian Wilson announces album of Disney songs due out Oct. 25 (sheds new light on Snow White and The Seven Dwarf’s “High-Ho” amirite?).

Pitchfork: Five killed in Pukkelpop disaster.

NPR: R&B is dead (so why can’t I stop listening to En Vogue?).

Billboard: Sade proves she’s still a Smooth Operator.

NYTimes: Beck Hansen (aka Beck) collaborates with Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks on the new Mirror Traffic.

Mashable: Amazing news: NFL Sunday ticket to be available on PS3 this season.

SocialStudiesDC: A behind the scenes look at one of DC’s longest-standing musical traditions: the Meridian Hill Park drum circle.

NYTimes: Profiles and moving pictures of the brave rescue dogs from 9/11. DOGZ RULE.

Interview: Interview shoots the shit with Wiz Khalifa (we’ll read anything that starts with “Aside from the fact that he likes to smoke lots of weed…”).

Mr. Irrelevant: Ryan Zimmerman hits 8th career walk-off home run (a grand slam, no less), Nationals win two in last at-bat against Philly.

FoundersCard:  If you’re reading this, chances you’re going to need one of these cards.

Check out the new Twin Sister track “Gene Ciampi,” c/o Domino Records:

STREAM: Twin Sister – “Gene Ciampi”