Thursday morning music news: Kendrick Lamar smokes SNL, Josh Ritter previews his new beast and Leroy ‘Sugarfoot’ Banner passes on

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Blackberry 10 has a Creative Director and her name is not Don Draper.

Congrats to Euclid Records NOLA for making Flavorwire’s list of most beautiful record stores in the world.

Johnny Cash. Stampified.

RIP Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, frontman for the Ohio Players.

Dirty Projectors cover Usher. Watch.

Lance Armstrong is a creep, a weirdo and mashed-up.

We’ve been told the album is dead. Is the single next?

Cockroaches, however, will enjoy their cassettes long after we’re gone.

Josh Ritter is leaking all heck out of “The Beast in Its Tracks.”

Songwriting guru John Braheny has passed away at the age of 74.

Pitchfork has the scoop on the forthcoming Depeche Mode album.

The future of the iPod nano is in your DNA.

LouFest has a new logo and a new month.

Steve Earle is back with one new album and two new books.

Over 30,000 mourners march through the streets of Santa Maria, Brazil, where a nightclub fire took the lives of 231 people.

Sixteen years later, MMMBop is still catchy as hell.

Mixmag has details on the forthcoming MGMT album.

Apparently Björk has a purely “educational” Kickstarter.

I just couldn’t stop myself: Cat album covers, real vs. not so real.

The horrifying story of Kombo Kolombia.

Kendrick Lamar killed it on SNL.

Meet Professor Socks (aka Andrew Bird), the next superstar of kids music.

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