While half of the GLONO executive editorial department was away on vacation last week, music news continued to happen. These are some recent headlines we hope you’ll find noteworthy:
• iTunes sells five billionth song (Wired)
• The Shins self-releasing next album (Billboard)
• Oasis, Sony ink profit share deal (Variety, Billboard)
• Detroit Poster Artists (Metro Times)
• Vampire Weekend Frontman Ezra Koenig’s Students Recall Playing Pranks On The Future Rock Star (MTV) Just before he made it big, Koenig was an eighth-grade English teacher getting gum stuck on his chair.
• Carl Barat discharged from hospital (DPT)
• Up All Night with Amy Winehouse (Rolling Stone)
• Jesus & Mary Chain Reveal Boxed Set Details (Billboard) The four-disc The Power of Negative Thinking: B-Sides & Rarities is due September 30.
• Johnny Loftus checks out Liz Phair‘s return to Guyville (Detour)
• Music Industry Enemies List (Lefsetz)
• George Clinton and guests cover doo wop songs (Billboard)
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Mee-fucking-yeow! Don’t worry, DP, we thought you did fine. Some people are obsessed, ha ha!
And Jake, I can’t believe you missed the one about
Amy Winehouse getting felt up at Glastonbury and punching a fan.