Stereogum The Mute

Sorry for the site being down all day. My hosting company is having network problems. Here’s a bunch of hott links to make it up to you.

  • Coming soon to The L World The O.C.: Death Cab, Star Wars, and lots of Beck.
  • This week’s recommended limited edition 12″ is The Free Design Redesigned 2. Remixes by Caribou, Sean O’Hagan, Super Furry Animals and others. There’s a free Dangermouse/Murs MP3 at the site.
  • Mariah Carey’s identity crisis continues. Check the bootylicious album cover.
  • The Download Festival will reunite Dinosaur Jr.. Catbirdseat is also predicting they’ll play Merge’s showcase @ SXSW.
  • Brit & K-Fed: Stay classy.
  • Three from P-Fork: tourdates for Gang Of Four, props for Catchdubs, and a big ol’ 2.0 for the prog Volta.
  • The Undertones’ “Teenage Kicks,” the late John Peel’s favorite tune, gets a 7″ rerelease (via Coolfer).
  • Michael won’t let child molestation hearing get in the way of his picnic.
  • Jenny from the blog has new NIN audio and tour info, despite the fact that Trent once broke her heart.
  • Janet gets the mashup treatment: Re-Design Of A Decade.
  • Get well soon Edwyn Collins.
  • Caleb Followill talks to Rolling Stone’s Jenny Eliscu about losing hair and erections. Pick up Aha if you haven’t yet. Today we’re digging “Day Old Blues.” Real mellow like.
  • Industrial musicals are hot again. Recently Starbucks employees found themselves knee-deep in the mocha at the company’s leadership conference when Jefferson Starbucks played a surprise gig. And yes, there’s an MP3. (Link via Gawker.)
  • Remind me to talk about the awesome new Stars disc tomorrow.

    And don’t forget this: