THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE:
... with XTC! Live on Rockpalast, February 10, 1982. Your setlist includes: "Respectable Street" (still one of my faves), "Towers of London," "Runaways," "Jason and the Argonauts," "Burning With Optimism's Flames," "Snowman," "Ball And Chain," "Sgt. Rock (Is Going to Help Me)," "No Thugs In Our House" (another fave), "Senses Working Overtime" (ditto), "Making Plans For Nigel," "Living Through Another Cuba," "Generals and Majors," "Real By Reel," and "Life Begins At The Hop."
SUFJAN STEVENS streams Incantations.
BLACK MIDI plays KEXP.
NEGATIVLAND plays a Tiny Desk Concert.
TINTED WINDOWS reformed for a tribute to Adam Schlesinger.
BOBBY GILLESPIE & JEHNNY BETH share "Chase It Down."
THE DECEMBERISTS: Colin Meloy surveys two decades with The Current.
TEENAGE FANCLUB's pivotal moments.
THE CORAL: "You can’t expect people to care about your 10th album unless you’re giving them something to work with."
THE POST-BREXIT NEW WAVE: In a fractious U.K., a restless sound trembles to life.
STRANGER THINGS 4 has a teaser trailer online.
A QUIET PLACE, PART II has a final trailer online.
ELLEN DeGENERES is bunking with Courtney Cox. So many punchlines.
ARMIE HAMMER was spotted in the Cayman Islands.
BILLY CRYSTAL doesn’t sound too impressed by the current state of comedy and cancel culture.
JESSICA ALBA earned an honest fortune Wednesday.
MICHAEL B. JORDAN bombed his Star Wars audition.
MOVIES YOU MISSED during the pandemic.
FRANK McRAE, the NFL player-turned-actor who appeared in films such as “Licence to Kill” and “Last Action Hero,” has died. He was 80.
A DUCKLING rescue, and a sequel.
MONKEYS, having a pool party.
GREAT WHITE SHARKS are more common than you think.
THIS WORM has 100 butts.