BOWERBIRDS are "Overcome With Light" in their newest video.
METRIC played a 6-song set at the UBS Forum.
SMASHING PUMPKINS is advance streaming Oceana via iTunes.
JONATHAN BOULET is streaming We Keep The Beat, Found The Sound, See The Need, Start The Heart.
DANIEL JOHNSTON played a Tiny Desk Concert at the offices of NPR.
SUPERCHUNK is streaming their cover of "Cruel Summer" via Spotify.
ELVIS COSTELLO: "The Other Side of Summer."
OF MONTREAL: Kevin Barnes talks to Spinner about returning to a more collaborative mode.
GILLIAN WELCH talks to the Austin Chronicle about how songs change, her fallow songwriting period and more... (Thx, LHB.)
PAUL WILLIAMS talks about his songs, both famous and obscure, with The A.V. Club.
JIMI HENDRIX & JIM MORRISON are headed toward the hologram treatment.
WORLD WAR Z: Brad Pitt's 170 million dollar zombie project is a nightmare.
THE LONE RANGER budget is back up to 250 million...and possibly over schedule.
THE KARDASHIANS: Khloe is undergoing fertility treatment. Kanye West wants to get Kim pregnant.
CHRISTINA APPLEGATE is not in Anchorman 2 yet.
PORTIA de ROSSI is set to play Lily Munster in the NBC reboot.
HUGH LAURIE is in negotiations to play the villain in the Robocop reboot.
THE 25 BEST SUMMER VACATION MOVIES, according to Complex.
TERROR in the USA: A federal court sentenced Haji Bagcho, an Afghan drug kingpin, to life in prison for conspiring to sell heroin in the US and use the proceeds to fund the Taliban.
SYRIAN government forces appeared to be preparing another massacre, in the town of Haffa. UN observers attempting to reach the town were fired upon. Rebel forces tried to smuggle civilians out of the town.
EGYPT's parliament has for the second time approved an assembly to draft a new constitution after the first attempt was criticized for including too many Islamists... but the list of 100 names immediately triggered similar objections from liberals and Christians, raising the prospect of fresh legal challenges to the new assembly in the courts.
IRAN: The wide gap that remains between Iran and world powers over Iran's nuclear program is being filled by a diplomatic blame game, a week before talks are due to resume in Moscow.
A DOG nurses SIBERIAN TIGER CUBS... Mass hysteria!
50 CENT the GOOSE survives being shot seven times.
DOES A BEAR GO IN THE WOODS? Will he stop you from doing the same?
WOOFSTOCK: They are stardust; they are golden retrievers.