Twitter Roundup #27

Tweet tweetBelow are the fascinating things we’ve posted to Twitter recently. In reverse chronological order, just like Twitter…

• Yes. RT @mathowie: ‘The Super Bowl halftime show is the Branson, Missouri of rock ‘n’ roll.’ — Feb 5, 2011 3:14pm

• RT @SoundOpinions: RT @pitchforkmedia: When something great is gone: LCD Soundsystem announce their farewell show. #lcdsoundsystem Feb 5, 2011 2:30pm

• Cool. RT @jesshopp: Hope this @JiniDellaccioDoc gets the $ it needs–she was early rock photog, shot Sonics, Neil Young Feb 5, 2011 2:25pm

• Wouldn’t it be great if instead of writing ‘First’ in comments, idiots started posting FREEBIRD? RT @colinmeloy: #MACOF Feb 4, 2011 9:00pm

• Srsly. RT @1000TimesYes: Why is Justin Bieber a better drummer than all the Pitchfork bands? Step your game up, clowns: Feb 4, 2011 5:16pm

Lots more below, and you might consider joining the 1,038 other people following us on Twitter so you can keep up with this important stuff as it happens…

• RT @twentyfourbit: Zooey Deschanel wrote a letter to the Box Tops about their 1967 song ‘The Letter’ Feb 4, 2011 1:32pm

• Jeez. RT @tipsheet: KATY PERRY Rolling Stone Cover: Before & After Photoshop Feb 4, 2011 1:29pm

• RT @tommy_stinson: In case anyone was wondering… Axl has not fired me as of yet, and i have not quit GNR. Let’s not start running amok. Feb 4, 2011 1:24pm

• Anybody ever see ‘The Rosary Murders’ starring Donald Sutherland? It apparently features Jack White as an altar boy. Filmed at his church. Feb 4, 2011 1:22pm

• Austin wants to rename the city’s garbage service, the ‘Fred Durst Society of the Humanities and Arts.’ via @unclegrambo Feb 4, 2011 12:12pm

• RT @mojomagazine: The White Stripes’ Greatest Flicks. Wave adieu with 10 of Jack’n’Meg’s best performances: Feb 4, 2011 11:43am

• Usefulness is overrated. RT @amykate75: Yep. RT @DalaiLama: We can’t be useful to ourselves unless we’re useful to others. Feb 4, 2011 11:41am

• RT @RollingStone: Bob Seger announces third tour date in Grand Rapids, Michigan: Feb 3, 2011 6:20pm

• Don’t mind if I do! (Already own it, of course.) RT @mvmaltese: Get your Fortune and Maltese bootlegs kids

: Feb 3, 2011 6:19pm

• Jay-Z is super sacrilegious. Most emcees are all about thanking god for shit. Not (Je)Hova. Feb 3, 2011 3:39pm

• David Berman (Silver Jews) has a blog: mentholmountains – Feb 3, 2011 2:57pm

• Full cast and crew for ‘Fight for Your Right Revisited’ (2010) – – That’s a lot of famous people! Feb 3, 2011 2:55pm

• Nice obit. RT @gregkot: White Stripes break-up is as one-of-a-kind as their career: Feb 3, 2011 2:53pm

• GLONO’s @toddtotale reviews Keith Richards’ ‘Life.’ Feb 3, 2011 12:56pm

• This is pretty much the best thing I’ve ever seen in my life: Funkadelic, Cosmic Slop (1973) Feb 3, 2011 12:10pm

• Indeed. RT @333books: A worthwhile read: This R. Kelly interview conducted by Will Oldham is beyond fascinating. Feb 3, 2011 11:40am

• Cool old freestyle with 2Pac, Deb E, Money B and @SirDZL: (audio only) Feb 3, 2011 10:26am

• RT @billboardglenn: Sony Music sales down 14.5% to $1.7 billion last quarter. Op income down 15.7% to $241 million. Feb 3, 2011 10:20am

• Good album. Worth it. RT @mergerecords: the Extra Lens ‘Undercard’ album $3.99 today-only @amazonmp3 Feb 3, 2011 10:19am

• Todd Snider wonders, What Would You Say If You Met Bob Dylan? – This is awesome. Especially the bananas part. Feb 3, 2011 9:06am

• This could be good. RT @Billboard_Music: Sisters Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer to Release Collaborative Album Feb 2, 2011 10:23pm

• Melodica guy! #idol RT @Popdust: Is ‘Idol’ going to get its first Elephant 6-worthy finalist?? #omg Feb 2, 2011 10:20pm

• That goddamned cowboy and his mama made me cry. This fucking show! #idol #johnwayne Feb 2, 2011 9:58pm

• Set DVR. RT @forcefieldpr: watch Screaming Females make their network TV debut tonight on Carson Daly on @nbc Feb 2, 2011 8:39pm

• And just so ya don’t think me too serious… Janet Jackson Breast Cupcakes via The Amateur Gourmet: #2004ruled Feb 2, 2011 5:12pm

• 7 years on, it’s still weird that Janet Jackson took all the heat despite the fact that JT was the one who exposed the boob. #sexism Feb 2, 2011 5:05pm

• The White Stripes ‘will make no further new recordings or perform live.’ Feb 2, 2011 1:04pm

• DJ Kool Herc Hopes To ‘Shine Light’ On Health Care Reform: Feb 2, 2011 12:07pm

• Unless you’re Billy Childish… RT @SongbyToad: Dear bands, please stop using ‘Thee’ in your names. As in Thee Bear Crystal Owl Fuck Wolf. Feb 2, 2011 10:16am

• On This Day in 2004: Meditations on Janet Jackson’s Right Breast by Stephen Macaulay: Feb 2, 2011 10:08am

• RT @stevendrozd: Listening unironically to Journey’s ‘Faithfully’ with @waynecoyne and @kliphscurlock while trying to get home. Sad men… Feb 1, 2011 11:15pm

• RT @LookBackMaps: RT @erin_potts: ATC and Topspin Help Musicians Support Charities & Nonprofits: Feb 1, 2011 8:20pm

• Awesome. Download it. RT @captainsdead: jeff tweedy and jay bennett live at old towne school of folk music, 7.25.99 Feb 1, 2011 7:28pm

• RT @spinner: Former Gang of Four bassist accuses ex-bandmates of ‘manipulating’ the media: Feb 1, 2011 6:37pm

• All about @NeilDiamond on Bang Records: – That new comp is missing two songs: ‘Shot Down’ and ‘Crooked Street.’ Feb 1, 2011 4:36pm

• Ooooh, this looks good: @NeilDiamond: the Bang Years. 23 restored and remastered original mono recordings. #want Feb 1, 2011 4:17pm

• RT @mathowie: Depressing: ‘The N. American lottery system is a $70b a year business, bigger than movie tickets, music, and porn combined’ Feb 1, 2011 3:04pm

• Yes. On cereal boxes, preferably. RT @BrianAtEpitonic: Bring back flexidiscs! Feb 1, 2011 2:15pm

• RT @RollingStone: Rod Stewart tells @RollingStone he & Jeff Beck are getting closer to recording together again: Feb 1, 2011 1:37pm

• Detroit Rock Blog interview with Danielle Arsenault: Feb 1, 2011 12:26pm

• Word! RT @SurplusGamer: On the other hand, I know about QWW being awesome thanks to being able to listen to the album on Spotify. Cool! Feb 1, 2011 12:06pm

@SurplusGamer Right on. But they deserve as much $0.000000001 per stream as @ladygaga gets, no? I’m all for streaming/Spotify, but be fair! Feb 1, 2011 12:05pm

• Update: Kool Herc’s medical bills are ‘getting handled.’ No longer accepting donations. – Good news! #phew Feb 1, 2011 10:41am

• Not cool. RT @fingertipsmusic: Spotify pays more in royalties to major labels than to indies. Feb 1, 2011 10:24am

• I mean, we’re not talking Emmylou levels of greatness here. More like My Morning Jacket harmonies. #bigwhoop #fleetfoxes Feb 1, 2011 10:12am

• Re: new Fleet Foxes song – – there’s a difference between ‘harmonies’ and reverb, people. The vocals are just alright. Feb 1, 2011 10:10am

• Not the backhandedest… RT @seanonolennon: Stewardess asked me for an autograph and said excitedly, ‘it’s just like the next best thing!’ Feb 1, 2011 7:58am

• Looks like a love connection! RT @MarthaStewart: Robert plant and I are taping letterman for friday night. Jan 31, 2011 8:50pm

@toddtotale Blame both. She’s a minor talent at best. And his production choices weren’t great for an lp. Woulda been a fine 7′. Jan 31, 2011 6:22pm

• Man, that Wanda Jackson album is unlistenable. Those horns! And the fx on her vocals. Ugh. Could only make it through 4 whole songs. Jan 31, 2011 4:13pm

• Wanda Jackson interviewed for eMusic: ‘I went into the project kind of kicking and screaming.’ Jan 31, 2011 3:39pm

• Rivers Cuomo book ‘Pinkerton Diaries’ & demos album ‘Alone III: The Pinkerton Years’ due in March: Jan 31, 2011 2:34pm

• Interesting. @billboardglenn interviews Wolfgang’s Vault COO about Paste and how it fits with company’s goals. Jan 31, 2011 12:47pm

• So how come Grandmaster Caz never got credit for writing Big Bank Hank’s verses in ‘Rapper’s Delight’? Seems like an easy case. Jan 31, 2011 11:27am

• Wow, @questlove on Stevie Wonder & Prince’s unorthodox drumming: – Sometimes ‘better’ ain’t better. Jan 31, 2011 10:15am

• DJ Kool Herc (inventor of hip hop) hospitalized without health insurance, needs help: @soundofthecity @rosannecash Jan 31, 2011 9:50am

• RT @NPRmusic: First Listen: @_Telekinesis, ’12 Desperate Straight Lines.’ Hear 12 new tightly wound, unabashedly upbeat pop songs. Jan 31, 2011 9:39am

• RT @NPRmusic: First Listen: Bright Eyes, ‘The People’s Key.’ Hear the album @nprobin calls ‘the best Bright Eyes has ever made.’ Jan 31, 2011 9:37am

@donutage There are 3 very good songs: You Should Know Me, Oh Bangladesh, And He Slayed Her. #funstyle Jan 30, 2011 5:54pm

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