Daily Top 5 News Countdown: GoldieBlox to Drop Suit Against Beastie Boys + More
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That settles it. We've officially lost our faith in Croatian politicians. [Pitchfork]
Sure, his ignorance makes him a luddite, but it'll save him from having an online squabble with Moby and/or Thom Yorke. [Contact Music]
Reyes apparently irked guitarist Greg Ginn by wanting to stay friends with both touring versions of Black Flag. Sometimes, you just gotta choose... [Stereogum]
Whether the Internet actually allows musicians to make money is debatable, but it clearly helps them get publicity. [NME]
GoldieBlox claim they're "big fans" of the Beasties and that their "fair use" lawsuit was a matter of self-defense. [Consequence of Sound]