Wild shit underway yet again today in America, and we may as well get used to the insanity. In case you missed this tidbit of explosive testimony, it’s certainly important viewing. Whatever the case, SNL looks set to go right the fuck off this weekend.
On with the headlines…
- Universal demands a cancellation of the $30 million deal with Prince’s estate.
- This guy redesigned Apple Music to be less of an unfathomably stupid pain in the ass to use.
- Donald Glover is writing the animated Deadpool TV show.
- Lorde, you’re as full of shit as Kanye. It’s not enough to make great music, you have to see the colors to be special.
- Watch Danger Mouse perform two tracks from Man In The High Castle: The Donald Trump Story on Conan.
- The National have a new song with an awesome title: The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness.
- Mew‘s new video for In a Better Place is fucking weird.
- Trent Reznor and Tony Hawk are an odd-couple duo gushing over their love of Depeche Mode together.
- Thom Yorke is scoring a film for the first time, the horror remake Suspiria.
- Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller have been working on a James Bond theme together.
- Stranger Things fan Marilyn Manson has apparently changed the title of his recently-completed new album to Heaven Upside Down. No word yet if the Demogorgon is going to make an appearance. But Barb is handling all vocals.
- Speaking of Stranger Things, you’re about to learn about the next two seasons.
- Frank Ocean keeps cancelling shit, and nobody I know is bummed.
- Hip-Hop’s richest acts of the year have been announced.
- David Byrne is hosting a music variety show called How Music Works.
- Alice in Chains hit the studio next month.
- It’s actually Illegal to dance in NYC, thanks to an ancient law.
- St. Vincent, Sarah Silverman, The National and more talk about the greatness of Bob’s Burgers.
- The Rock wants to be president. No, really.
- Ridley Scott is dead set on making another Alien film right after Covenant. Bring it.
Keep up with new music on the Firecloud’s Fresh Blood playlist on Spotify.