SHORT ENTRY TODAY, mostly because there really wasn't much gossip worth relaying, even by my obviously low standards...
WHITE RABBITS cover "Instant Karma." Gonna knock you right on the head.
GIRLS stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set streaming now via MPR.
MAGIC WANDS did three free songs for Daytrotter: "It's as if The Ting Tings were oddly listening to White Magic, Neil Sedaka, The Velvet Underground and Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers and not hearing any difference in any of it, thinking as a collective, it was all coming from the same band and treating it as such..."
BEACH HOUSE has a new song, "Norway" from their upcoming Teen Dream album.
THE DECADE'S 50 MOST IMPORTANT RECORDINGS, according to All Songs Considered. Oliver Wang finds it a bit too "appropriate for audience."
DANIELSON goes animated for "Moment Soakers," a new single backed by a cover of ABBA's "Eagle."
VIC CHESTNUTT talks to the National Post about confronting his demons onstage.
STEVE ALBINI talks to the Daily Swarm about recording 2000 Albums, Nirvana, how Geffen tried to put him out of business, and (of course) disregarding the listening audience. Loads of audio and video, too.
CAMERA OBSCURA reveals their upcoming Christmas single.
ALELA DIANE talks to ChartAttack about late blooming.
MISSY, who could be the world's most perfect cow, was sold for 1.2 million at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
FLESH-EATING PIRANHAS could surpass the python threat in Florida.
NORMANDY NESSIE, a mysterious serpent-like creature that's at least 20 feet long, has been swimming in a canal in Madeira Beach, FL. Maybe it's after the piranhas.
A CROCODILE tried to take a shortcut over the backs of a herd of hippos. A fatal mistake, captured on camera.
A TURKEY caused havoc on the New Jersey turnpike, and is still on the loose.