Friday Music News

photo by Lydia Goolia

  • Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here.
  • He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with his aluminum likeness.  Details here.

  • Watch the fashionably late video for Kanye West’s “Lost in the World” now:

  • “I like Nicki Minaj and David Guetta – who everybody hates – but I think he has some good songs! I like Nicki Minaj too…I really like ‘Superbass’, but I don’t like the new one. — Jonsi.  Icelandic rockers Sigur Ros talk about all things pop music here.
  • The video for Soundgarden’s first song in 15 years, “Live to Rise”, off the Avengers movie soundtrack, has dropped today, but really, this is just a placid excuse to say, Go watch the Avengers!  Best movie ever!

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