Morning Music Notes – The only opinion I care about is Chuck D’s opinion
Granted, I wouldn’t file this under: stuff I would listen to all the time. But, Mad Decent’s lineup of complete musical nut jobs released an EP of Christmas music yesterday.
Not exactly Christmas music that I’d play at a family gathering… but a few drinks in? hey – you never know.
Morning Music Notes
The music world reacted to the death of Nelson Mandela yesterday on their respective social media feeds and streams. It was great to see a day where the planet was actually using our amazing tools to talk about the importance peace and justice – a true testament to the legacy of one of humanity’s great men.
To recognize what NelsonMandela DID for our RIGHTS to FIGHT wrong simply means building a human bridge across EARTH.. pic.twitter.com/sqDzyLPGVT
— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) December 5, 2013
Officially speaking, Arctic Monkeys just released a new song as a B-Side on their 7″ single One For The Road. For the rest of us, that means: new Arctic Monkeys song on YouTube! Here it is, via NME
Arctic Monkeys – You’re So Dark
Always worth listening to, Will Ferrell was interviewed by Rolling Stone about (among other things) an encounter he had with Kanyé West on the set of Anchorman 2 – and it’s brilliantly pedestrian.
Trent Reznor did an impromptu Ask-Me-Anything session on Reddit yesterday, and he confirmed that he’ll be touring North America again in 2014 with a new show and a new (or, at least different) band lineup. More nuggets from Trent here – via Spin. You can read Pete’s review of their 2013 tour here.