THE BEN FOLDS FIVE enlists the Fraggles, Anna Kendrick, Rob Corddry, and Chris Hardwick for "Do It Anyway."
NEW RELEASES from Ben Folds Five, Band of Horses, Paul Simon, James Iha, Natural Child and a ukelele Replacements tribute LP are streaming this week via Spinner.
DIRTY PROJECTORS stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.
THE XX perform a set of songs from their brand new second full-length "Coexist" live in the KEXP studio.
MELODY'S ECHO CHAMBER is advance streaming the self-titled debut album.
JULIANA HATFIELD: The autumnal "My Sister" and the Blake Babies' cover of "Temptation Eyes" for Twofer Tuesday.
PATTERSON HOOD is profiled by The Phoenix.
TENDER TRAP, drawing more heavily from girl groups and Jonatan Richman than ever, are profiled by The Guardian.
OF MONSTERS AND MEN: Raggi Þórhallsson talks to DIY about the band's sudden success and their debut album's awaited UK release.
AIMEE MANN tells Salon we've become a nation of spoiled voyeurs -- and lost track of the value of the arts.
AMANDA BYNES' suspended license finally caught up with her today - TMZ has learned she was pulled over by police and had her car impounded.
LINDSAY LOHAN wants to know why Amanda Bynes isn't behind bars. Over to you, Damon Lindelhof.
KRISTEN STEWART & ROBERT PATTINSON are reunited, according to the ever-reliable Sun.
SARAH FERGUSON, who was photographed topless while sunbathing at a remote villa in the South of France 20 years ago, has expressed ‘total sympathy' for the Duchess of Cambridge.
NICKY MINAJ & MARIAH CAREY are already clashing on the American Idol set.
MILEY CYRUS did not commit a criminal battery at Beacher's Madhouse theater in Hollywood last weekend ... and the surveillance video proves it.
THE WINKLEVOSS TWINS unveil a new social network.
IRAN said saboteurs used explosives to cut electrical power to its uranium enrichment plant. The head of Iran's atomic energy organization said "terrorists and saboteurs" may have infiltrated the IAEA. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Iran's nuclear program a threat to the entire world.
LEBANON: General Mohammed Ali Jafari, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, said that his force had high-level advisers in Lebanon. Lebanese President Michel Suleiman demanded that Iran to explain its statement.
HEZBOLLAH leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah called for sustaining protests against an anti-Islam film. Nasrallah also urged governments to censor websites carrying a trailer from the film and asked Muslims to boycott those websites.
DENMARK: About 500 Islamist protesters organized by the Scandinavian arm of the Hizb ut-Tahrir gathered outside the US Embassy in Copenhagen on Sept. 16, condemning the US presence in the Middle East and carrying protest banners. One said: "Freedom of expression, a means of oppression."
A CAT performs a balance beam routine.
A ST BERNARD is reunited with a marine back from a year in Iraq.
A TINY SUMATRAN TIGER CUB: Awww...some pics.
BABY MEERKATS debut at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.