SUPERCHUNK plays The Cure's classic "In Between Days" for the A.V. Club Undercover.
LOCAL NATIVES did three free songs for Daytrotter.
DANA FALCONBERRY did five free songs for Daytrotter.
DAVID DONDERO is advance streaming Number Zero With a Bullet.
NEWPORT FOLK FEST PREVIEW, streaming via All Songs Considered.
THE NASHVILLE TEENS: Their cover of "Tobacco Road" closed the Season Four premiere of Mad Men.
FIERY FURNACES: Matthew Friedberger talks to Assembly Journal about albums vs playlists, regionalism, the Pitchfork Effect and more... (Thx, LHB.)
BONNIE PRINCE BILLY: Will Oldham talks to the Irish Times about the craft of Merle Haggard, Leonard Cohen, and R. Kelly.
NICK CAVE is writing the screenplay for a remake of The Crow?
ARCADE FIRE's MSG webcast will be directed by Terry Gilliam.
MAD MEL UPDATE: RadarOnline has more photos of a seemingly battered Oksana Grigorieva.
SANDRA BULLOCK, contra prior rumors, has absolutely no intention of getting back together with Jesse James, according to RadarOnline.
ROMAN POLANSKI 'Handcuffed, Drugged, & Raped Me,' Charges New Victim.
OLIVER STONE apologizes for claiming that claiming that America's focus on the Holocaust was a product of the "Jewish domination of the media."
SUSAN SARANDON brought her 31-year-old ping-pong teammate Jonathan Bricklin to the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy.
ANGELINA JOLIE: Worth her Salt?
DANIEL CRAIG has closed his deal to play journalist Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
COMIC-CON: A post-convention list of 15 Films The Geek Crowd Really Wants To See.
SUCKER PUNCH: Zack Snyder's latest has a trailer online.
SCOTT PILGRIM vs the WORLD has a clip online.
IRAN: Ahmadinejad says Paul the Octopus, the sea creature that correctly predicted the outcome of World Cup games, is a symbol of all that is wrong with the western world.
AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan government, in its initial reaction to the leak of 75000 internal US military documents about the war, zeroed in on reported Pakistani support for the Taliban-led insurgency-hoping that the disclosures, and the resulting public outcry, would force Washington to turn up pressure on Islamabad.
IRAQ: Members of Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia have been holding up blood banks and hospitals at gunpoint, stealing blood for their wounded fighters rather than risk having them arrested at medical facilities.
DOG MOWS LAWN: Let's go to the video.
ANGRY COWS have launched a spate of attacks on hikers in the French Pyrnees.
HALF of UK DOGS could die of complications due to obesity.
LION CUBS at Israel's Ramat Gan Safari had their media debut. Aw.
MONKEYS are probably not being trained as snipers by the Taliban. Shocka!