Some (Fairly) Recent Music Headlines

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)

Topspin is unveiled (Topspin, Billboard)

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