August 6, 2012


News Notes: Morrissey Hates the Olympics

Joe Scarnici
Joe Scarnici

Morrissey Hates the Olympics

He attacked the "blustering jingoism" of the Olympic Games in London, saying, "the spirit of 1939 Germany now pervades throughout media-brand Britain." [Guardian]

Spoon's Britt Daniel Forms Another New Band

Daniel, who recently formed the band Divine Fits, just formed another group, calledSpl:t S:ngle. Telekinesis/Verbow bassist Jason Narducy and Superchunk/Mountain Goats drummer Jon Wurster are also in the band. [Stereogum]

Chris Brown Returns to Rap

Breezy unveils a behind-the-scenes clip, which appears to be for some upcoming music video. He sits alone surrounded by liquor--private party! Check it. [Rap Radar]

Lollapalooza Headed to Tel Aviv, Israel

After opening installments in Chile and Brazil, organizers are opening Lollapalooza Israel in Tel Aviv next year. It will be the country's first large-scale international music festival. [Billboard]