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Watch New Video From the Twilight Sad for “Seven Years of Letters,” In Which the Band Commits a Fairly Grizzly Murder, Which I’m Not Convinced Is Entirely Fictional. Remember When the Band Was Robbed a Few Weeks Back? Could Be Revenge; Just Sayin’ [Pitchfork]

Jason Molina Feeling Worse Than Usual, [...]

Billboard Launches More Functional and Interactive Site

VIRTUAL JUNGLE Billboard’s identity is old. The magazine itself has been around for 115 years and the service has tracked chart toppers since WWII. However, the music titan has responded to the Internet’s influence to improve its consumer relationships and ratchet up interactivity. After primarily serving record companies and distribution channels, Billboard has upped the [...]

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Dirty Projectors On Tour – And a Casette Tape! [Stereogum]

David Byrne Discusses Dark Was the Night Concert and What It Signifies [David Byrne Journal]

Simian Mobile Disco’s New Star-Studded LP [Pitchfork]

Kanye West’s Scandalous, Spot On Take on Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” [Prefix]

Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse Replaces Jesse [...]

We Are Hunted Charts Music for the People

VIRTUAL JUNGLE Last week, the further convergence of the Internet and music worlds brought us the Aussie-developed We Are Hunted, an online music chart constructed for the peer-to-peer generation. Much like the Billboard 100, We Are Hunted tracks the currently most popular songs. However, unlike the sales-charting Billboard 100, We Are Hunted collects its song [...]