Pitchfork Top 10 Albums, In US Sales
perpetua: 1. Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion 131k … 6. Grizzly Bear Veckatimest 132k Navigating warring impulses to: (a) swoon over this post vs. (b) make an obvious, incorrect, and unuseful joke about foolproof metrics on P4k’s readership.
Anyone out there know someone who feels like they paid too much for Radiohead’s In Rainbows? Anyone feel bad about downloading it for free? The radio wants to know.
Open on the darkened stage. A light goes on above center stage – it is the Star...– Josh Luft has developed an elaborate pitch for a Lady GaGa Christmas special, and I want it to become a reality. (via perpetua) When they do the Passion, can Kevin Barnes play Mary Magdalene? Forget Beyonce, this is the collaboration I want to see. Barnes and Gaga are like two halves of the same...
I started doing interviews in January; two stories finally aired on NPR last week. I thought back then that I’d do a quick piece on whether or not people care about audio quality or packaging when they listen to music, but everyone I put a microphone in front of wanted to go deeper, and it quickly became a bigger story. Big enough that I left great stuff out, lost whole threads, colors,...