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On Friday night, Arcade Fire played the first of three shows at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. For the city-appropriate cover song to kick off the encore they took none of Stereogum’s suggestions! Instead, after the bobbleheads faked out the crowd with New York Dolls’ “Personality Crisis,” the band invited that song’s singer David Johansen to join them as his Buster Poindexter alter ego and perform his ’87 hit and Bar Mitzvah staple “Hot Hot Hot” (itself a cover of soca star Arrow). Yes, there was a conga line! Watch some great fan-shot video of the whole affair below.

The Reflektors are in town for a few shows at Barclays Center, so we asked you to tell us (and them) which Brooklyn act they should cover. Most likely they’ll do Velvet Underground or Talking Heads or some other band more closely associated with Manhattan, which is allowed (I GUESS), but we gave you ten exclusively Brooklyn options from which to choose. Since the first Arcade Fire show starts in a few hours, here’s the final tally…

TMZ reports that Scott Weiland has been in jail for the last month, charged with burglary and felony possession of a controlled substance. The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer made the mistake of trying to shoplift razors from a Beverly Hills Rite Aid:

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 +1Posted at 12:25am | re: Will Someone Please Right Swipe Adam Duritz On Tinder? (22 comments)

I like the 2nd one.

 +1Posted on Aug 27th | re: Will Someone Please Right Swipe Adam Duritz On Tinder? (22 comments)

They’re hair extensions I believe. Sometimes his dreads are longer, but I’ve never seen a photo of him w/out them.

 +5Posted on Aug 27th | re: Grimes - "Go" Video (36 comments)

Here’s the Canada link: http://www.muchmusic.com/music/playlist/cid/1094951/pid/63921/grimes-go-feat-blood-diamonds
MuchFACT paid for the video so it’s exclusive there for a week.
Go Canada!

 +2Posted on Aug 27th | re: Third Album From Mysterious Singer Lewis Discovered (8 comments)

Coachella 2015!

 +6Posted on Aug 27th | re: Grimes - "Go" Video (36 comments)

I liked this part

And not to pile on her — I do appreciate StV’s music — but I sense a lot of faux-artsiness…

 +2Posted on Aug 27th | re: Grimes - "Go" Video (36 comments)

If you’re wondering why it looks low-res…

I like how she retells the Steely Dan slap bass story from this popular YouTube video as if it’s some inside knowledge she has
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waIBA6_0GQc&feature=youtu.be&t=1m38s

 +2Posted on Aug 25th | re: VMAs 2014 Videos, GIFs, Vines, & Winners List (21 comments)

I’ve watched the VMAs live every year since I was aware of them. Except the year Kanye interrupted Taylor Swift ’cause I was at ATP NY.