Daily Top 5 News Countdown: Dave Matthews, Jakob Dylan Form Band + 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.
"It seems to bother other people more than it bothers us," Ronnie says of the age gap, "and then you have to remember that you don't know those people because the people who do know us don't flinch about it." [Contact Music]
It's official: The world's lost its damn mind. [NME]
Come March, stateside fans get another chance to kneel before the queen bee. [Pitchfork]
Epworth barely mucked with the tune, which appears on the 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' soundtrack, but he did beef up the beat, so give it a listen. [Stereogum]
The super group of sorts recently cut a record at drummer Brady Blade's studio, and if you're a gear head, you'll totally geek out over their setup. [Consequence of Sound]