Conan O'Brien is likely headed out on tour until he is contractually allowed to return to TV in September. How likely is a Columbus stop? One good sign: He is planning on hitting college campuses.

EW talked to the amazing Terry O'Quinn about season 6 of "Lost."

Pitchfork's column about the resurgence of cassette tapes in the underground is a stimulating read.

They also have an interview with Best Coast, "one of indie-dom's most promising new acts."

Contrary to previous reports, London's iconic Abbey Road Studios are not for sale.

This new song from The New Pornographers is no shocking left turn, but it's pretty hot stuff nonetheless.

As usual, Spinner is streaming new albums this week, including releases from Alkaline Trio, Brian Jonestown Massacre and Quasi.

AV Club lists 35 B-sides and rarities compilations that are as essential as bands' "official" albums. I totally agree about that Belle & Sebastian collection at No. 34.

As a fan of "indie yuppie rock" (see the above links), I am glad acclaimed rock journalist Michael Azerrad approves.

Hah! Did Jay-Z invent the Beyonce "Single Ladies" dance?

And hah again! It appears William Shatner will star as the crotchety father in the pilot for the "S--- My Dad Says" TV show.

We conclude with Frightened Rabbit's new video for "Nothing Like You."