Flight of the Conchords have elected to end their HBO series: "While the characters Bret and Jemaine will no longer be around, the real Bret and Jemaine will continue to exist."

Churchill Downs, legendary site of the Kentucky Derby, will host a new music festival next summer called HullabaLOU. (Get it? Cause it's in LOUisville?) This one's got a bit more mainstream appeal than your average hipster-friendly summer fest, with headliners including Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney and Dave Matthews Band.

I don't think I've linked to Rolling Stone's decade in review feature yet, so here you go. Kid A wins, as does Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy."

EW revealed Franklin Pierce's Black List, a rundown of the top unproduced screenplays in Hollywood.

Axl Rose issued a statement about his run-in with the paparazzi this week.

The National and Dan Deacon are among the artists featured in new commercials for Google Music.

Wired suggests the solution to the music industry's woes is "one big database."

Year-end list mode is officially out of control as AV Club looks back on the year in band names.

The alleged Erin Andrews perv is issuing a guilty plea.

Does Jersey Shore really prove that nowhere is realer than New Jersey?

WNYU is streaming an interview with The Velvet Underground from New York Public Library.

Last up is Hot Chip's new video for "One Life Stand." Seems like 2010 is going to be a very good year for those boys.


Hot Chip - One Life Stand (MySpace Exclusive)

Hot Chip | MySpace Music Videos