James Mercer of The Shins

Pitchfork's interview with The Shins reveals news about lineup changes, a new album and more.

They also got an update Bon Iver's latest activities.

Interpol's Paul Banks is releasing a solo album on Matador.

Mindy Kaling (Kelly Kapoor on The Office) will write and star in her own comedy series for NBC while still working on The Office.

Slate explores "Billboard's weirdest chart."

Wednesday --> Lost --> Doc Jensen.

Chrysalis Music is streaming Dark Night of the Soul, the Danger Mouse/Sparklehorse collaboration that features lots of special guests.

David Simon's post-Katrina New Orleans show, Treme, is officially coming to HBO.

What is the future of BitTorrent and music piracy?

AV Club interviews Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence.

Woodstock 2009 would seem to actually be happening at the original site, no less but I can't see people getting excited about this in today's festival-saturated market.

Ponytail is effing crazy not always in a good way and so is their video for "Celebrate the Body Electric (It Came From an Angel)." Watch and learn.