Thursday morning music news: Abigail Washburn returns from the Silk Road, Garbage and Jack White return (full stop) and Don Cornelius and King Stitt journey on
Farewell to the chief engineer of Soul Train. Don Cornelius has died.
Alan Lomax dreamed of a global jukebox of folk music and culture. That dream is about to come true.
Coming to a theatre near you soon: Katy Perry in 3D.
RIP King Stitt, reggae dancehall legend.
Abigail Washburn is back from a rather extraordinary tour of China, and she has the video and photos to prove it.
Fucked Up counters (not really) by streaming all of its Chinese New Year singles (really).
Dear Mr. Gingrich: Better luck with “Eye of the Newt” as a theme song.
Listen to “Love Interruption,” the new single by Jack White.
Fader shares a new MP3 by Vancouver’s Teen Daze.
UK acid housers Happy Mondays are reforming and touring. No US dates as yet.
So, you were probably wondering: “Just how many songs get shared on Facebook monthly?” About 1 billion.
Brooklyn Vegan shares a new song from the forthcoming Jim Jarmusch and Jozef Van Wissem album.
John Morthland profiles Don Robey and the Duke-Peacock label.
Village Voice Media has thought better of suing to keep control of two little words: “Best of.”
Was January 20, 1992 a really, really good day for Ice Cube? “Nice try.”
Neil Young and Crazy Horse set first live show in eight years.
Techdirt shares an infographic on the entertainment industry. Spolier: It’s a happy infographic.
Garbage (the band) is making a comeback. Shirley Manson speaks.
Patterson Hood and Mike Mills (and friends) take on Walmart, in video and song.
Not to be a killjoy, but the Super Bowl is about money, not sport. Gary Glitter likes it that way.