Lit did an AMA on Reddit yesterday.

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Jason Tate on 06/07/12 - 11:43 AM
Last.fm has announced on their website that they are "investigating the leak of some Last.fm user passwords." It is recommended that you change your password immediately.
Jason Tate on 06/07/12 - 11:08 AM
Sheryl Crow has a brain tumor. Thankfully, it is benign and she is healthy.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/06/12 - 05:58 AM
Are we on the verge of the death of the concert ticket?
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/05/12 - 07:46 PM
Old Wounds have posted up two new tracks titled "Deviant Minds" and "Bleak" here.
Dre Okorley on 06/03/12 - 02:16 PM
Psychologist E. Glenn Schellenberg and sociologist Christian von Scheve teamed up to comb through five decades of Billboard Top 40 hits. They find that, over time, our taste in pop music has veered toward more and more depressing songs.
From the ArticleAnalyzing Top 40 hits from the mid-1960s through the first decade of the 2000s, they find an increasing percentage of pop songs are written using minor modes, which most listeners—including children—associate with gloom and despair. In what may or may not be a coincidence, they also found the percentage of female artists at the top of the charts rose steadily through the 1990s before retreating a bit in the 2000s.
Jason Tate on 06/01/12 - 03:30 PM
I'm currently watching the All Things Digital video podcasts they put up of all of Steve Jobs' appearances at the conference, in the background while I post news today. The rest of this week's Technology Round-Up can be found in the replies. As always, check out my blog if you're interested in a more frequently updated round-up of stuff I enjoy during the week.
Jason Tate on 06/01/12 - 01:01 PM
Amanda Palmer's Kickstarter has broken a million dollars, well past her original goal of $100,000.

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Adam Pfleider on 05/29/12 - 10:34 AM
An LCD Soundsystem documentary focusing on the final show in Madison Square Garden in April 2011 will be in select theaters on July 18 only. It's titled Shut Up And Play The Hits, and you can see both a trailer for the film and the theaters where it will be in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/29/12 - 10:26 AM
In an interview with Christopher of Mansions, he states that the split with John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday will have more news soon and both songs for the split are done.
In This InterviewI don’t want to say too much, but I think there’s going to be news on that soon. He did his song a couple months ago, and then it was waiting on me to finish mine, and we recorded ours at the beginning of April, and I’m finishing up the mix right now. You should be hearing about that soon.
Christian Wagner on 05/29/12 - 09:17 AM
The Afterlife Kids posted a new new song called "Watch You Bleed" on Bandcamp. It comes off the upcoming album Strange and Unusual, slated to release July 31st.
Christian Wagner on 05/29/12 - 05:22 AM
Tyler Carter will be releasing a free single on Wednesday, featuring Roy English (Brandon Wronski, formerly of Eye Alaska), titled "Stayin' Alive".
Jake Denning on 05/27/12 - 05:37 PM
Gregg Andrew DellaRocca (The Republic of Wolves / American Gospel) is now selling art prints, some framed, along with iPhone cases and other products, that feature the artwork of TROW's The Cartographer and American Gospel's Tall Tales Vol. 1.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/12 - 09:43 AM
Check the replies for a bunch of technology news from the past week. If you want even more, follow my blog or twitter account - I post tech (and/or what I find interesting) stuff pretty frequently throughout the week there.
Jason Tate on 05/25/12 - 10:32 AM
We Still Dream will be releasing a 3 song digital EP called Therapy on July 3rd. Track listing is below and new tour dates are in the replies.

Track listing
1. Cop Outs and Cover Ups
2. Endless
3. Stand Still
Christian Wagner on 05/24/12 - 09:04 PM
I, The Breather have parted ways with their bassist Armand Jasari.
Jake Denning on 05/24/12 - 07:46 PM
3OH!3 are teasing at something on their website. What does "seven" signify?

Update: Now we have six. Looks like a countdown.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/23/12 - 08:34 AM
You ever wonder what a song with Justin Bieber and Mac Miller would sound like? Well, it's going to happen.
Jake Denning on 05/22/12 - 08:47 PM
Former Play for Keeps bassist Cash Colligan has started a Kickstarter to bring his friend, former The Cab drummer Alex Johnson, to Las Vegas so he can play drums in a new band. They're looking for $1,000, and according to the project description, "It would make ZERO sense to not have Alex Johnson become a part of this project that WILL CHANGE MUSIC. He knows nothing about this project, though I'm sure when we go live it will be hard to keep the secret." For pledging $100, you can get a whopping email and three tweets from Alex. We've had plenty of Kickstarter debates on this website - where do you think this falls in the spectrum of Kickstarter's niche and usefulness in the music industry?
Thomas Nassiff on 05/22/12 - 02:52 PM
Jay Z has revealed the preliminary line up for his Made In America festival. Pearl Jam will join the artist as headliners of the event alongside other acts such as D'Angelo, Rick Ross, Miike Snow, Passion Pit and Janelle Monae. The full line up and details so far can be found here.
Kyle Huntington on 05/22/12 - 08:04 AM
Wind-up Records is looking to hire a web designer/programmer at their New York offices. Details can be found here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/18/12 - 07:08 AM
Seems like the jam sessions always happen at night - let's listen while the sun's still up. Come over to the AbsolutePunk Turntable room for good times and good tunes.

EDIT: Thanks for coming by people!
Jack Appleby on 05/15/12 - 03:46 PM
Still Rings True has posted a new song called "All The Same." You can download it and another new song called "The Broken" here.
Christian Wagner on 05/15/12 - 05:43 AM
Check the replies for last week's Technology Round-Up. If you're interested in a more consistently updated tech (and politics and other shit) round-up, check out my blog (RSS, Twitter). I updated it often with stories I think are worthy.
Jason Tate on 05/14/12 - 11:17 AM
School's out, so stay up late and come DJ over in Turntable. See you there!

EDIT: Big crowd tonight! Thanks for stopping by people - until next time!
Jack Appleby on 05/13/12 - 09:16 PM
Lights and Beau Bokan (blessthefall) are now married. Congratulations to them both!
Thomas Nassiff on 05/13/12 - 05:34 PM
Tomorrow is Mother's Day, so it's time to think of a great gift...if you haven't already thought of one already. Music is always a great gift, and since we're a music website, we're asking if you're giving your mother some music for Mother's Day, what it is, and why did you choose it?
Jake Denning on 05/12/12 - 11:36 AM
It looks like a Freddie Mercury hologram will take the stage with Queen when the band performs next Monday for a special show commemorating the 10th anniversary of the hit jukebox musical We Will Rock You.
From the Article"It's a little unfortunate they did that thing with Tupac as we've been trying to make Freddie appear on the stage for quite a while," guitarist Brian May told the BBC, adding that Mercury's hologram will not employ the same technology used by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg to bring the late rapper to life at Coachella last month.

May wouldn't elaborate, but called the "effect" being used "an optical illusion of sorts."
Thomas Nassiff on 05/12/12 - 11:22 AM
Pre-orders for Apart's new album, Gray Light, can be found here. You can still stream the title track on the band's AP.net profile here.
Adam Pfleider on 05/10/12 - 02:20 PM
Björk has had to cancel her headline slots at this year's Primavera festivals due to issues with her throat.
Kyle Huntington on 05/09/12 - 11:46 AM
Heart to Heart have a Kickstarter page to fund the recording and production costs of their full length debut. They are very close to their goal, so if you like what you hear please help them out.
Dre Okorley on 05/08/12 - 01:25 PM
Trendsetter Media and Marketing, a music video production and marketing company based in Freehold, NJ, is looking for interns. Details can be found in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 05/08/12 - 07:45 AM
I Call Fives, along with Live Shot Charity, have launched the sale of a new shirt from the band in which proceeds will benefit The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation.
Christian Wagner on 05/07/12 - 07:03 PM
Gallows are recording the drum tracks for their new album.
Dre Okorley on 05/03/12 - 01:39 PM
Travis Clark of We The Kings has posted his "Albums That Changed My Life," and Cassadee Pope's second studio blog is now up.
Jason Tate on 05/01/12 - 01:42 PM
The late and legendary John Peel's record collection has started to be released online today via a project called "The Space". The first 100 of 2,600 albums have been released in alphabetical order today and include a streaming link plus notes from Peel's personal records.
About "The Space"The names of 2,600 albums of the broadcaster's cherished record collection are being released as part of a project called 'The Space', run by The John Peel Centre in Stowmarket, which aims to recreate Peel's home studio and library online.

Peel, who died in 2004, had a collection of about 25,000 vinyl albums. Every week, the museum will expand its virtual museum by adding the names of another 100...
Kyle Huntington on 05/01/12 - 07:49 AM
Last Call address the problems with their now former label Mightier Than Sword.
From the ArticleWe don’t want to speculate, but I don’t think RJ has much left to stand on as far as MTS goes. And seeing as how there were only a few acts on MTS that were actually touring, us being probably the number one act on there, I don’t think there’s much left for Mightier Than Sword. I don’t think it will keep going. Hopefully everybody gets their money’s worth and gets their records and RJ can get his stuff straight. In the end, even with the difficulty that we’ve come under, he’s still somebody that was a big part of our career for these last 2 years and he got us into some places where we...
Jason Tate on 04/30/12 - 09:13 AM
Since En Serenade broke up, the band is giving away their discography for free.
Christian Wagner on 04/29/12 - 02:17 PM
The Maddigans has launched a fundraiser to support the band's upcoming EP.
Christian Wagner on 04/29/12 - 01:33 PM
A new website called Topshelf vs. No Sleep has popped up with a countdown timer. Any thoughts on what this could be?

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Dre Okorley on 04/26/12 - 08:49 PM
Damon Albarn recently set the record straight on a previous article that claimed he said there would be no more Blur or Gorillaz.
From The Interview"No. That comes from an article which was an interesting take on a very long conversation. I don’t know how we’ll feel when we play Hyde Park. [As for Gorillaz] When Jamie Hewlett and I have worked out our differences, I’m sure we’ll make another record. We’ve been through too much together for it to be that big of a mountain to climb. We’ve just fallen out like mates do sometimes. I’m not the only person to fall out with mates and then make up again – everyone does it."
Kyle Huntington on 04/25/12 - 05:08 AM
PropertyofZack has a bunch of cool shit today, here's a re-cap: Track-By-Track with For The Foxes (Hopeless Records) for their debut EP, a road blog update with The Maine, a video premiere for Carridale, and a stream from the band 1985.
Jason Tate on 04/24/12 - 02:22 PM
Those Mockingbirds have released a new track before heading into the studio to make a new record. The song is called "The Difference Between Love + Addiction" and can be downloaded for free here.
Christian Wagner on 04/24/12 - 08:20 AM
A listening party of the new You Blew It! record will be starting on Turntable.fm basically right now. Come in and talk about the songs!
Thomas Nassiff on 04/23/12 - 06:58 PM
Spotify for Android is getting a complete overhaul, and a preview version is now available via their website. You can read my thoughts on the new version here.
Jack Appleby on 04/23/12 - 09:56 AM
Congratulations to Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons) and actress, Carey Mulligan, who got married in Somerset, England yesterday.
Kyle Huntington on 04/22/12 - 06:13 AM
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