Daily Top 5 News Countdown: R. Kelly Twitter Chat Goes Terribly Wrong + 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.
Solo Damon sounds good and all, but any chance we can trade this full-length for a Gorillaz or Blur EP? [Pitchfork]
Alleging a "campaign of systematic infringement," the surviving Beasties are sticking it to the feminist toymaker. [Brooklyn Vegan]
The longtime Muffs singer is bummed, but amazingly, she's not bitter. "I would have preferred it is they told me face to face as a group, but they're nice people," she tells NME. "I'm still a fan of the Pixies!" [NME]
Unless you're super lucky, you missed their MSG finale, so here's a chance to experience the momentous show in the comfort of your living room. [Consequence of Sound]
The Pied Piper of R&B was hoping people would only ask him about the new album. Take a wild guess what they actually wanted to know about... [The Boombox]