Carey Mercer from Swan Lake and Frog Eyes started a blog and it’s fucking hilair. Things I’ve learned from it so far: Destroyer’s Dan Bejar is “a pompous member of the bourgeoisie”! What fun! Cloud Of Evil
For his new record, Josh Freese (Devo, Guns N’ Roses, The Vandals) is offering a fairly comprehensive variable pricing model. The cheapest is $7 for a digital download of the album; the most expensive is $75,000, which buys you, amongst other stuff, an EP written and recorded by Freese about your life and a limo ride down to Tijuana where “he’ll show you how it’s done”. Tiny Mix Tapes
In case you haven’t heard, there’s a new Phoenix track.
Pre-order Grizzly Bear’s Veckatimest on vinyl.
Magnet put together a list of the most over- and under-rated Radiohead songs, apparently because they thought it was five years ago. (Just kidding!) Magnet
The Isolationist lists the six best bands of the UK’s north-east. FINALLY! The Isolationist
Former Ariel Pink band-member Robert Robinson has a new project called Sore Eros. Raven Sings The Blues
Seun Kuti, son of Fela, talks Afrobeat and Nigerian politix. Cyclic Defrost