Jack White saved the slow news day today, but there are a few more bits worth noting before we get back to [un]regularly [un]scheduled programming…
- Check out this tweet from Carl Newman: “Just finished the next New Pornographers album, I am pretty damn sure. Next up? Another goddamn album of some kind, I guess.”
- People are unusually mad at Bono of late after the U2 singer’s latest NY Times op-ed dropped. (Okay, even we disparaged it a bit and I’ll admit to calling him a curmudgeon on Twitter.) Either way, Nirvana bassist-turned-politician-turned-turned-blogger Krist Novoselic agrees with Mr. Vox.
- Jack White spoke to Rolling Stone recently about how he relates more to Jay-Z than the Black Keys and how “it’s the worst time to be a musician or an artist in the industry in the history of music.”
- Here’s a bit from Julian Casablancas to the Boston Herald on the Strokes: “I wanted it to (be like family) and then I found people didn’t act like brothers.”