SPOON plays "Can I Sit Next to You" for Colbert.
BIG THIEF, Live at the Newport Folk Festival.
THE WILD REEDS, Live at the Newport Folk Festival.
HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF, Live at the Newport Folk Festival.
PRIMUS returns with "The Seven."
JAN & DEAN: I figured I'd slip in "Surf City" for the dog days of Summer. Toss in an off-the-TV clip of "Dead Man's Curve" from their comeback and you have Twofer Tuesday, not to mention an argument between Barry & Dick. FYI, technically, neither Barry nor Dick is right, though Dick is closer to the truth.
MERLE HAGGARD's torch is carried by roots rockers and old-school acts, but his place in mainstream country is less secure.
AFGHAN WHIGS frontman Greg Dulli talks to Salon about keeping it "fun" after death of a beloved bandmate and 30 years of touring.
DAVID BOWIE's unseen photoshoot for his debut LP.
THE 15 BEST DELTA BLUES SONGS, according to Paste.
SAM SHEPARD, reluctant movie star and playwright whose workss redefined the landscape of the American West and its inhabitants, died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. A spokesman for his family announced the death on Monday, saying the cause was complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
JEANNE MOREAU, the sensual, gravel-voiced actress who became the face of the New Wave, France’s iconoclastic mid-20th-century film movement, most notably in François Truffaut’s Jules and Jim, died on Monday at her home in Paris. She was 89.
JESSICA LANGE is profiled by the AARP. Get Off My Lawn.
CASEY AFFLECK's wife of 9 years, Summer Phoenix, is filing for divorce, and according to her the split's been a long time coming.
TILDA SWINTON was considered to play Pennywise in the remake of IT.
TOTAL REQUEST LIVE is returning to MTV. I am reminded of this recent podcast from Mary Katharine Ham and Kristen Soltis Anderson about what the TRL cultural space meant to them.
HBO was hacked, "which has resulted in some stolen proprietary information, including some of [their] programming."
SUICIDE SQUAD 2: The WB continues to have trouble finding a director.
A TIGER CUB debuts in China.
HAMLET will soon be the most famous cat in NYC.
A BIRD hammered through a power pole in Snohomish County, WA.Also, the owls are not what they seem.
FUNGUS GNATS have inundated southeastern Vermont.