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."
SEBADOH advance streams Act Surprised.
MAVIS STAPLES advance steams We Get By.
JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE advance streams The Saint of Lost Causes.
PETROL GIRLS advance streams Cut & Stitch.
THE NATIONAL shares "Rylan."
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN shares "There Goes My Miracle."
PETE TOWNSHEND, ROGER DALTREY & THE ROOTS perform "Won't Get Fooled Again" on toy instruments for Fallon.
MOUNTAIN GOATS: John Darnielle choreographs Ace of Base's "The Sign." (Language warning) A perennial fave.
JENNY LEWIS talks to the Georgia Straight about the bright side of life, sort of.
TOM PETTY's daughters filed suit against his widow, as a struggle continues for control of the late singer-songwriter’s catalog.
THE ROLLING STONES reset their American tour dates.
GENE SIMMONS delivers a briefing at the Pentagon, because 2019.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at MFSB and the Three Degrees' anthemic 'Soul Train' theme "TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)."
NOW SHOWING: This weekend's wide releases include John Wick 3: Parabellum, which is currently scoring 90 percent on the ol' Tomatometer; A Dog's Journey, currently scoring 58 percent; and The Sun is Also a Star, scoring 49 percent. The assassin may well take out the Avengers.
CHRIS ROCK is reimagining the Saw franchise.
BILL MURRAY talks to Vanity Fair about child stars, social media, and more.
KEVIN SPACEY's accuser may continue to press his lawsuit anonymously in order to protect his privacy and prevent further trauma... but the judge says he'll have to go public before trial.
HOWARD STERN says he's changed. How much?
RIC FLAIR is in the hospital to undergo a procedure, according to his son-in-law, who says it is not as serious as reported by TMZ.
CARLY RAE JEPSEN shares the soundtrack of her life.
THE BATMAN is... Robert Pattinson? Or Nicholas Hoult?
DUCK IN SOCKS: Quite Seussian.
FIVE KITTENS that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes.
A TARANTULA a day keeps your mother away.
ZOMBIE RACCOONS descend on Chicago.