Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Conor Oberst Denies Rape Allegations + More
Rock 'n' roll, like politics, is now subject to the dreaded 24-hour news cycle. As a result, it's nearly impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad music tidbits. But fear not: In order to keep you connected to the music that matters most, we’ve collected today's top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.
Don't beat yourself up too bad, Lily. "Digital currency" still strikes us as a scam... [Contact Music]
The Manzarek footage appears in 'Born To Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock,' which also features Tom Petty, Alice Cooper and John Densmore. [NME]
Wouldn't it be easier to list the bands that aren't playing SXSW? [Stereogum]
February just got awesome. Happy Valentine's Day, Baltimore! [Pitchfork]
- 1Internet allegations Oberst raped a young fan a decade ago are "absolutely, unequivocally false," according to an official statement. "Conor has nothing but abhorrence for the perpetrators of such crimes of sexual violence," his lawyers add. "The behavior attributed to him by this individual is in direct opposition to his principles." [Consequence of Sound]