Absence makes the heart grow fonder, apparently. Mumford And Sons took their time with sophomore LP Babel, which debuted at No. 1. It’s the fastest-selling record of the year on both sides of the pond.
Sad Kreayshawn – Photo by Terry Richardson
No such luck for Kreayshawn, who reportedly sold about 3,900 copies of her debut LP in its first week.
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its 2013 nominations. Artists up for the inductee spots include Rush, N.W.A., Chic, Kraftwerk and more.
EMI is suing ReDigi, a service that allows users to sell digital music secondhand. The outcome of the lawsuit will set a precedent for the resale of digital goods.
New York magazine featured Grizzly Bear on the cover, discussing musicianship as a viable career. Stereogum continues the conversation.
The discussions triggered by Amanda Palmer continue. The New Yorker labels the controversy her “accidental experiment with real communism” and talks about our culture’s relationship with artists.
The Atlantic takes on the punk renaissance, following the success of Japandroids and Celebration Rock.
RapGenius has received a $15 million investment from Andreessen Horowitz. White devil sophistry?
Fueled By Ramen co-founder John Janick has been named president and COO of Interscope Geffen A&M.
Spin rounds up 50 moments in white women rapping.
Do you need another reason to visit Stockholm? They’re opening an ABBA museum.
Here’s the video for Kitty Pryde’s remix of Marina And The Diamonds’ “How To Be A Heartbreaker.” It has baby sloths in it.