FATHER JOHN MISTY covers Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs," solo and unpluggedy.
HEARTLESS BAST^RDS stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set.
RICHARD THOMPSON stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.
SURFER BLOOD plays a mini-set on KEXP's Midday Show.
RYLEY WALKER also plays a mini-set on KEXP's Midday Show.
RICHARD HAWLEY drops "Which Way" ahead of Hollow Meadows.
THE MINUS 5 plays The Runaways' "Cherry Bomb" for the A.V. Club Undercover.
COURTNEY BARNETT discusses her favorite songs at Pitchfork.
MARK KOZELEK paid tribute to late Yes Bassist Chris Squire.
WILCO: The Guardian profiled the band's Solid Sound festival.
AC/DC, who made their music available on iTunes only in 2012, are making their music available on Spotify, Apple Music and Rdio.
BEN AFFLECK & JENNIFER GARNER are getting divorced after ten years of marriage.
KATY PERRY is battling nuns over the sale of a convent.
SEAN PENN threw a big birthday party/first date with Minka Kelly.
GWYNETH PALTROW is reportedly playing the field.
EVANGELINE LILLY is expecting her second child.
PARIS HILTON has threatened to sue the plane crash hoaxters.
DWAYNE JOHNSON: The Rock is profiled by Esquire.
STAN LEE may have phoned 911 over the weekend, but was looking fit at the Ant-Man premiere.
SYRIA: U.S. intelligence agencies believe there is a strong possibility the Assad regime will use chemical weapons on a large scale as part of a last-ditch effort to protect key Syrian government strongholds if Islamist fighters and other rebels try to overrun them.
IRAN: The deadline for the nuclear talks is extended by a week. Shocka.
DOGS STUCK: A BuzzFeed supercut.
THE BIRDS: Angry birds near Houston much less fun than the videogame.
AN ESCAPED GIANT RHEA BIRD could disembowel you in a single strike.
SERVICE ANIMAL FRAUD targeted in Florida.