MAVIS STAPLES covers The Band's “The Weight” with guests including Arcade Fire’s Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer, Eric Church, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Gregg Allmann, and a host of others.
THE FLAMING LIPS visited World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.
ANDREW BIRD played the Mountain Stage.
TENNIS performed in the WNYC Soundcheck studio.
ART SCHOOL JOCKS share "Just A Gwen."
VIC CHESTNUTT's cover of R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" surfaces at Aquarium Drunkard.
JIMMY WEBB, one of America's master songwriters, plays "Elvis and Me" on Steve Dahl's 1991 NYE PPV event.
BOB DYLAN will be accepting his Nobel Prize in literature this weekend, but it's unclear whether he'll collect the 900K that usually comes with it.
BOB SEGER: From classic rock icon to endangered species.
THE 50 BEST BRITPOP ALBUMS, according to Pitchfork.
PET SHOP BOYS: Ten of Their Best.
BRANGELEXIT: Brad Pitt secretly joined Angelina Jolie and their kids in Cambodia, where she was filming a documentary.
SHERRY LANSING has war stories from Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.
OSCAR ISSAC and his girlfriend Elvira Lind are expecting a baby together.
JOHNNY DEPP responds to claims of profligacy.
JENNIFER LAWRENCE & DARREN ARONOFSKY: Why they're getting serious.
MICELLE PFEIFFER, Interviewed by...Darren Aronofsky.
EMMA THOMPSON almost left Brideshead Revisited over fat-shaming of another actress.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZARS' REVENGE got some good first reax at CinemaCon.
IT: The Stephen King remake gets a trailer.
VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS, the latest from Luc Besson (The Fifth Element) has a trailer online.
FROZEN: The Original Ending.
AN ALASKAN MALAMUTE watches over a baby.
THIS TRAPPER controls DC's feral cat population.
A 30-LB TURKEY crashed through the windshield of a rental car in Indiana. With God as my witness....
A GARGANTUAN ALLIGATOR interrupted a golf tournament in South Carolina Monday.