Headliners: Fun Fun Fun Fest in Photos

Stereogum: Pics and words from Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012, highlighted by A$AP Rocky and Refused.

CoS: Mumford & Sons’ new video for “Lover of the Light” features Idris Elba (aka Stringer Bell). “That’s market saturation,” yo.

Hypebot: More insight into the DIY success of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.


Headliners: Lil’ Wayne Sings Take Me Out To The Ball Game At MLB Playoffs

CoS: Lil’ Wayne performs “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” at the NLCS game between San Francisco and St. Louis. Wut?

Disco Naivete: Check out the new video for Chromatics’ “Looking For Love.”

Complex: NEScapism brings out your inner-nerd with 8-bit synth-pop stylings of your favorite Nintendo games.

Hypebot: SXSW Music 2013 announces a bunch of music panels.


Headliners: Pocket Like It’s Hot

AV Club: Snoop Lion (nee Dogg) re-records “Drop It Like It’s Hot” as a Hot Pockets jingle. This is not an Onion article.

HypeM: If you haven’t already, make sure you RSVP to our CMJ showcase with Hype Machine this Wednesday, featuring the return of The Virgins.

All Things Gold: Also make sure to grab tickets to a very special CMJ edition of our All Things Gold showcases with Neon Gold Records tomorrow.


Headliners: Stream Tame Impala’s Lonerism

NPR: Stream Tame Impala’s newest effort, Lonerism, in its entirety.

Stoney Roads: Pictures and (a few) words from Parklife Festival down under last weekend.

CoS: Nigel Godrich and Laura Bettinson sit down to discuss producing for heavyweights, their newest collaboration.

Hypebot: Radio Reddit is building steam, or is it just building into one enormous Rick Roll?


Headliners: Mumford & Sons Cover Alt-J’s “Tessellate”

YouTube: Mumford & Sons folk up one of the finer tracks off Alt-J’s An Awesome Wave, “Tessellate.”

CoS: A star-studded episode of Later…with Jools Holland features performances from the XX, Muse and the Beach Boys.

AbsolutePunk: Mariachi El Bronx appear on the second episode of our new favorite talk show, the Gorburger Show.

TLoBF: Sonic Youth are reunited with two modded guitars stolen from them over 13 years ago.


Headliners: Arcade Fire, David Byrne, And The Strokes Perform Halftime Show

COS: Pop Montreal’s annual Pop vs. Jock pick-up basketball game featured performances from Arcade Fire, David Byrne, and The Strokes.

Pitchfork: Watch Animal Collective perform “Today’s Supernatural” on Conan.

NME: Frank Ocean unleashes a new track, “Blue Whale,” via his Tumblr account.

Billboard: MySpace launches a bold new interface with the help of Justin Timberlake.

Stereogum: Feist wins 2012′s Polaris Prize for best Canadian album of the year. Notable nominees included Drake, Japandroids, and Grimes.


Headliners: James Blake Unveils New Project

CoS: James Blake teams up with MC Trim to create Trimbal, releases video for the first single “Confidence Boost.”

Rolling Stone: Fiona Apple arrested last week in Texas for possession of hash at the same checkpoint Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson (of course) were busted.

NYTimes: Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong goes on epic rant at iHeartRadio show, checks into rehab. Watch him take a shot at Justin Bieber.

Hypebot: Tired of Chris Brown? There’s an app for that. Introducing the Chris Brownout Plugin.


Headliners: The Flaming Lips, Kesha, Ben Folds Team Up In Nashville

SPIN: This might be the weirdest combination of artists performing together since Fred Durst rapped on that “What’s Goin’ On” tribute track.

CoS: The Hood Internet put together a sample-free LP with help from Cadence Weapon, A.C. Newman, and more.

A.V. Club: !!!, tUnE-yArDs, and 23 other bands with difficult to pronounce or spell names.

Twitter: The internet was invented so that things like @DJsComplaining could exist.


Headliners: Design Justin Vernon’s Tattoo

99designs: Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is crowdsourcing the design work for a Northern Exposure-inspired tattoo.

YouTube: David Byrne and St. Vincent perform the Talking Heads classic “Burning Down The House” on the Minneapolis stop of their Love This Giant tour.

Hypebot: James Taylor sues Warner Bros. for $2 million over improper compensation of digital royalty payouts.

Stereogum: Lana Del Rey covers Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris’ “Blue Velvet” for a new H&M ad campaign.


Headliners: Coldplay, Rihanna, Jay-Z Play Paralympics Closing Ceremony

HuffPost: Coldplay, Rihanna, Jay-Z close out the Paralympics with a bang.

CoS: Eddie Vedder hit the stage with The Boss at Wrigley Field over the weekend.

Hypebot: Here are the 20 richest men in the rap game today.

PMA: Kanye reveals the tracklisting for his new album, Cruel Summer, out next Tuesday.