Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Lana Del Rey Releases Film, Teases New Album + More
Music, like politics, is now subject to the 24-hour news cycle. As a result, it’s damn near impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad rock ‘n’ roll tidbits. But fear not: In the spirit of simplification and efficiency, we’ve collected today's top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.
Details are scarce, but Black Keys drummer Pat Carney plays on all 10 tracks, so it'll probably rock pretty hard. [Stereogum]
The former Oasis songwriter digs 'Yeezus,' though. Yeah, 'cause that album's not arty and self-indulgent... [NME]
Whatever -- just so long as no one takes away our 'Portlandia.' [Pitchfork]
“No rapping," he told Complex. "It’s focused. Like I told you, that’s the difference between 30 and 40. ’Cause I was 30, now I’m 40—and I’m not rapping.”[Consequence of Sound]
"I really just wanted us all to be together so I could try and visually close out my chapter before I release the new record, 'Ultraviolence,'" Del Rey said at last night's premiere. Cool title! [Contact Music]