| August 17, 2011
Morning Links: The Price Of Pop

NME: How much does it cost on average to release an album from an established pop star? Over $4.5 million. That’s a lot of glitter.

Uncut: David Bowie is “most likely” retiring from making music, according to his biographer. Hello, Labyrinth 2?

AbsolutePunk: Portugal. the Man gets most of their stolen gear back. This rarely happens.

Pitchfork: P-Fork interviews Beck after 15 years of making music.

Billboard: Billboard takes a go at listing the 50 best indie labels in America.

Paste: The mag lists 50 musicians we all ought to be following on Twitter.

NME: Tom Waits to release first new material in seven years.

Flavorwire: A compilation of the 30 harshest musician-on-musician insults in history. Zing! Burn!

We’re still on a Small Black high since their show last week. Check out “Photojournalist” below.

STREAM: Small Black – “Photojournalist”