Christopher Owens has shed some light on what led to Girls' breakup. [Consequences of Sound]

Conor Oberst-led punks Desaparecidos are getting ready to, um, reappear. [Pitchfork]

Simon Cowell has fired back at Depeche Mode's Martin Gore, the man who would have him shot. [Daily Mail]

Oh boy, it's year-end list time, and Q Magazine has kicked things off with their top 50 albums. [Q]

Paste Magazine gets in on that sweet lists action, too. [Paste]

Yoko Ono unveils decidedly "crotch-obsessed" fashion line. [Spinner]

Why is will.i.am. the worst musician of all time? Here are but eight of the reasons. [Death + Taxes]

Remember Danger Mouse's once-controversial Beatles-Jay-Z mash-up? It's been remastered. [Ultimate Classic Rock]