NBC: Radiohead kicked off their trip to NYC for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live. JColeMusic: Watch the video for J. Cole’s “Daddy’s Little Girl,” off Cole World: The Sideline Story, dropping this upcoming Tuesday. We all love a bad girl. NPR: Beirut sweet, melancholy, and live on the World Café. TMZ: Sly Stone—once […]

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ESPN: Saturday night, Floyd Money Mayweather Jr. got a head butt, a kiss and a hug from Victor Ortiz. Uproxx: A free version of the awesome MOG On-Demand music service is now live. LATimes: This year’s Emmy Awards favored Modern Family, Mad Men, and Charlie Sheen. Buzzfeed: On a related note, check out the Official Charlie Sheen […]

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USAToday: If you were lucky enough to snag a ticket (as 50,000 fans were), Virgin Mobile Freefest rockkkkked. OctobersVeryOwn: OVOXO’s own unleashed three new joints today. Listen to “Club Paradise” + “Free Spirit” + “Round of Applause.” CBS: President Obama addressed the crowd attending “A Concert for Hope” at the Kennedy Center commemorating the tenth anniversary of […]

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Art Info: Uh, who wants to see Polaroids of Lady Gaga in little else but black heels, restraints and a cigarette? NPR:  We can’t gush enough about Annie Clark. Stream all of St. Vincent’s Strange Mercy on NPR’s First Listen. Billboard: Big couple of weeks for Beyoncé! In addition to bearing Destiny’s Child, she also […]

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  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 […]

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WCP: HBO played a Minor Threat song on Entourage, minor chaos ensued. Pitchfork: James Blake and Bon Iver collaborate. Forbes: A Serbian architect develops blog/media empire in DC (it’s BYT). NME: Black Sabbath not reuniting, according to Tony Iommi. CMU: KISS dropped from mega Michael Jackson tribute concert. Hip Hop DX: Swizz Beatz to serve […]

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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 […]

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Billboard: Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” jacket was auctioned off for $1.8 million dollars and is going on a world tour. Brooklyn Vegan: Brooklyn DIY venue Silent Barn was recently robbed, going to raise money to rebuild via Kickstarter. DCist: Checking in with local DC breweries. NY Magazine: They Might Be Giants share stories from 30 years […]

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Screened: Sean Bean dies a lot in movies: a youtube mash-up eulogy. Pitchfork: Pitchfork Festival rates a 8.9 for the bands and a 10.2 for the heat index. Download the free Festival sampler here! Virgin Mobile: Freefest tickets all “free’d out” in t-10 minutes, but you can still pony up for a Fan ePack if […]

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WaPo: Amazing pictures of the various celebrations of Independence Day around the city. NPR: Fiery Furnaces’ songstress Eleanor Friedberger streams entire debut solo album. Stereogum: Kanye & Jay-Z’s joint album, Watch the Throne, gets album art. NatsNQ: Nationals win, improve to 43-43; phenom Bryce Harper is promoted to Double-A. ESPN: Jayson Werth apparently trying to […]

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