So Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips, generally considered one of the nicest guys in music, told Rolling Stone that Arcade Fire is a bunch of pompous jerks. And Win Butler of Arcade Fire snapped back with his own response. Wouldn't it be awesome if this was artificially constructed like so many hip-hop beefs? (In other celebrity conflict news, Miley Cyrus has vowed to "ruin" Radiohead.)
Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan will appear in Kevin Smith's first non-independent movie.
Paste has an interview with Watchmen illustrator Dave Gibbons.
2009 is turning into 1999: First Limp Bizkit, then Woodstock, now Eminem.
Haven't mentioned Spinner lately, but this week the site is streaming new releases from Neko Case and Wild Light (highly recommended!).
Wilco and Feist are collaborating on a track for Wilco's next LP. (Have I mentioned Wilco will be in Athens on April 17?)
Is a Paul McCartney-Ringo Starr reunion really all that exciting unless there are some prominent ghosts involved?
What about Michael Jackson comeback concerts?
Craig Ferguson is getting his own comedy special.
That Zooey Deschanel is so indie-hip. Her next movie trailer isn't doing anything to rip her from that context.
AV Club has an appreciation of SNL's movie spinoffs of the 1990s.
Lastly, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah debuted a new song on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, which you can view below. A studio demo is already available for free at their site, although consider this fair warning that you have to submit an e-mail address and click a confirmation e-mail to download it.