Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Lou Reed Leaves Fortune to His Family + More
The music industry is a lot like that rambunctious London abode Madness sings about in the classic ’80s single ‘Our House’: There’s always something happening, and it’s usually quite loud. Indeed, keeping up with all of the day’s top music stories can be daunting, so to make things easy, we’ve collected the top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.
Arctic Monkeys Playing Madison Square Garden
Just think how awesome Alex Turner's pompadour is gonna look on the JumboTron! [NME]
Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, Phoenix More Playing Lollapalooza Chile
Yeah, it's a great lineup, but is it that different from, say, every U.S. festival that went down this year? [Pitchfork]
MIA's Super Bowl Middle Finger Was 'Godly'
M.I.A. apparently had a good reason for flipping the bird during he halftime appearance with Madonna. Think the NFL's buying it? [Consequence of Sound]
Raekwon Remixes Lorde
You can call her "queen bee" and "killa bee," thanks to this big-up from Staten Island's finest. [Exclaim]
Lou Reed's Fortune Staying In the Family
The money he left sis Margaret Reed Weiner will go to the care of his 93-year-old mother. And people said he wasn't a nice guy. [Contact News]