Kickstarter: Amanda Palmer, formerly of the Dresden Dolls, has raised over $1 Million via Kickstarter for her upcoming album/art project. Giving Ian Mackaye a run for his DIY money.
Brooklyn Vegan: House Of Vans returns for a triumphant second summer in Greenpoint. Initial lineups include The Rapture, H20, Tanlines and more.
Billboard Biz: Buzzmedia acquires XLR8R.
VR: Robert Pattinson announces biopic on The Band. Levon Helm is rolling in his grave.
Pitchfork: Primavera Sound is under way. Catch live sets from The Cure, Mazzy Star, Neon Indian and more.
NME: Amy Winehouse estate goes up for sale. Own a piece of disastrous rock star history.
Stereogum: A quick check-in with Baio to discuss all things non Vampire Weekend.
RCRD LBL: Dance music that calls for “a frozen drink and fully-reclined chair” by Trails and Ways.
DOWNLOAD: Trails and Ways – “Nunca”