MY TECH ISSUE IS RESOLVED:
...so why not a little AC/DC?
BLOC PARTY is advance streaming Four at their website.
FATHER JOHN MISTY stopped by Oregon Public Broadcasting for a chat and mini-set.
ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.
THENEWNO2 plays in front of a live audience at Apogee's Berkeley St Studios, via Morning Becomes Eclectic.
THE JOHN SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION drops "Black Mold" ahead of Meat and Bone.
BETH ORTON drops "Magpie" off her new LP Sugaring Season.
THE SEA & CAKE goes "On and On" ahead of Runner.
JENS LEKMAN: "I Know What Love Isn't." But how does that help Foreigner?
BEN FOLDS talks to SPIN about putting the Five back together.
BEACH HOUSE: Victoria Legrand talks to Rolling Stone about the band's not-so-meteoric rise, her qualms with the music press and why her band will "always be kind of scrappy and stubborn."
TIME takes a crack at The 13 Indie Songs of Summer.
NANCI GRIFFITH talks to PopMatters about her love of other artists, her dreams for the future, and her opinion on afternoon naps.
ROBERT PATTINSON took the high road in his first interview since Kristen Stewart 'fessed up to cheating on him.
MAD MEL UPDATE: Gibson does a rare interview with ComingSoon.
ZACH GALIFIANAKIS got hitched.
TAYLOR SWIFT, who is dating Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s son Conor, has bought a house in Hyannis Port, Mass., across the street from Conor's grandmother Ethel.
KENNY G has filed for divorce... after his wife filed for a legal separation. "Irreconcilable differnces" joke about his sax playing goes here.
JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME claims he had an affair with Kylie Minogue in 1994.
RON PALILLO, a/k/a Horshack on "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Tuesday morning at his home near Palm Beach from an apparent heart attack. He was 63.
HELEN GURLEY BROWN, who as the author of "Sex and the Single Girl" shocked early-1960s America with the news that unmarried women not only had sex but thoroughly enjoyed it - and who as the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine spent the next three decades telling those women precisely how to enjoy it even more - died on Monday in Manhattan. She was 90, though parts of her were considerably younger.
INDIA: Notices were posted in mosques in Kashmir's Shopian district warning that women who failed to cover their faces would be doused with acid and women who used cellphones would be shot. The notices were signed by the al-Qaeda Mujahideen and mentioned another group, the Lashkar-e-al Qaeda.
ISRAEL's deputy foreign minister called for the international community to declare that the diplomatic effort to halt Iran's nuclear program was a failure. He also demanded an ultimatum be issued.
LEBANON: Officials said they had uncovered a Syrian plot to bomb political and religious leaders in order to incite sectarian violence.
SYRIA: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation suspended Syria's membership, further isolating the Assad regime.
EGYPT: "The Brothers officially in power," declared the independent Al-Watan daily, referring to the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group which backs Pres. Morsi. BTW, Morsi is considering calls to amend the Camp David Accords in order to ensure his country's "full sovereignty" over the Sinai Peninsula, his legal adviser, Mohammed Gadallah told Al-Masry Al-Youm in a report published on Tuesday.
A DOG steals cabbage.
NAZI RACCOONS are marauding their way across Europe, ransacking rubbish bins, barging their way into people's homes, kicking owls out of their nests and devouring endangered species such as the pond turtle.
A KANGAROO is on the lam in Germany after breaking out of a wildlife park, with a fox and a wild boar his suspected accomplices.
PIT BULLS were once loved and revered in America. How did they become so maligned in today's society?