Comicbook.com spoke with Gerard Way and Jon Rivera about “Young Animal” the DC Comics imprint he’s in charge of. There is a small mention at the end about the whole teaser ordeal from the past week.
The video, I don’t really like to talk about just because we’re not that involved in it, and to be honest we didn’t realize that there wasn’t additional information coming out with that, which is why we asked the label to clarify.
Sturgill Simpson performed “All Around You” on Fallon.
Silverstein released a music video for their song “Toronto (Unabridged).”
Local Natives performed “Fountain of Youth” on Conan.
The Ghost Inside have released their video for “Between the Lines.”
Anna Maria Barry-Jester, writing at FiveThirtyEight, on all the rancid olive oil we probably use:
“We call the U.S. the world’s dumping ground for rancid and defective olive oil. We don’t know the difference,” said Sue Langstaff, a sensory scientist who consults for the beer, wine and olive oil industries, among others. Studies have shown that even frequent olive oil consumers in the U.S. don’t know what the extra virgin or cold pressed designations mean, let alone have the ability to taste the difference. And in blind taste tests, consumers often prefer lower-quality olive oils.
The Shins have covered The Beatles’ “The Word” for Netflix’s upcoming animated series “Beat Bugs.”
Beach House have released their new video for “The Traveller.”
Tegan and Sara have released their new video for “Faint of Heart.”
Tiger Army have announced some tour dates for the fall — they’re below. Creeper will be opening.
Pink Floyd have announced a 27-disc boxset that features 11 hours of audio and 14 hours of video. The boxset, The Early Years 1965-1972, will be released on November 11th. It’s now available for pre-order, for $550.
Elias Leight, writing for Rolling Stone:
MTV plans to rebrand VH1 Classic as MTV Classic starting on August 1st. According to a statement from the company, the new channel will focus on “an eclectic mix of fan-favorite MTV series and music programming drawn from across its rich history, with a special focus on the 1990s and early 2000s.”
All of our childhoods one day become “classic.”
Bruce Springsteen will be releasing his autobiography, Born to Run, on September 27th. It will come with an 18-track companion album featuring five unreleased tracks. The companion album will be called Chapter and Verse, is due out on September 23rd, and a trailer has been released. Pre-orders for the book are also up.
Jenny Lewis’s band NAF have shared their new video for “Door.”
Juliet Simms is back with a new EP, From the Grave, and the former contest on “The Voice” brings her voice and aesthetic to this red carpet interview at the APMAs (shout out to the video bomb by husband Andy Biersack).
Shaun Cooper and John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday join the No Brown M&Ms Podcast to discuss the Taste of Chaos tour, their new album, internet criticism, Billy Joel, and much more.
Elaine Bradley of Neon Trees has started a new project called Kissed Out. You can stream the new single, “Minus Yours,” below.
Beartooth established their place in the scene with their first album, Disgusting, and their second, Aggressive, is already making headlines. Here they chat briefly with me at the APMA’s red carpet.
Dischord Records has put all of their artists records up on Bandcamp.