White Stripes release song from tour documentary
Stoking the fires of anticipation for the March release of the White Stripes tour documentary, Under Great White Northern Lights, the band has released one song, “Let’s Shake Hands” as well as a trailer for the film. If you like bowling and the elderly, you’ll love this. Take a look.
James Mercer and Danger Mouse get slightly less stealthy
As we recently told you, the new Danger Mouse/James Mercer project Broken Bells has become an epic game of cat and mouse for curious fans. This week the duo released snippets of their album’s first single, “The High Road,” allowing listeners to finally hear Mercer’s vocals. Click here to check it out.
Lady Gaga leaks
It’s the holidays and no one wants their Christmas spirit dampened by sad stories so let’s keep this section short. So we’ll just mention that this week another Lady Gaga single was leaked on the interwebs, accidentally or intentionally we’ll never know. Last week it was “Reloaded,” this week it’s “Kandy Life.” The track samples The Chordettes’ 1958 hit “Lollipop.” Is it delightfully sweet, or decidedly rotten? Decide for yourself.
Thom Yorke rants
Thom Yorke got himself a press pass and snuck into the United Nations Climate Change conference in Copenhagen. Now he’s taking world leaders to task on his band’s blog, Dead Air Space. Looks like the Radiohead front man is none too pleased with how they plan to leave Earth for future generations. (Insert “Karma Police” quip. Laugh track. End scene.)
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