Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Sting and Paul Simon Join Forces + More
The music industry is a lot like that rambunctious London abode Madness sings about in the classic '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.
Moz's longtime guitarist Boz Boorer says his pompadoured boss has been amassing lots of new tunes. Now all he needs is a "record deal," whatever the hell that is. [NME]
Em's understated 'Rap God' was cool, but you gotta love the dancing in Arcade Fire's performance. [Pitchfork]
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman loves to see dudes smashing each other with steel chairs, which might explain this little business venture... [Stereogum]
Some folks would have preferred more Pavement reunion dates, but admit it, you missed them Jicks. [Consequence of Sound]
White reggae meets white Afro-pop meets my dad, your dad and every dad you know. Ah, who are we kidding -- this'll be great! [Consequence of Sound]