Digital Digest: Rufus Wainwright, Jane's Addiction, The Muppets and more
Drowned in Sound have an exclusive stream - via a We7 player - of two Rufus Wainwright tracks ahead of release on his 19-disc House of Rufus compilation box-set.
Jane’s Addiction have announced September 26 as the release date for The Great Escape Artist – more at The NJ Underground.
To celebrate the new Muppets movie – Disney have put together a cover album by the stuffed animals of tracks from friends of the show. Weezer and Sondre Lerche have been re-done as has My Morning Jacket – check it out at Some Kind of Awesome.
A short film by David Lynch was made to Lights by Interpol – and was projected behind the band during their set at Coachella – and is now up online to watch on the Matablog.
It seems Morrissey can’t escape the headlines – not only was he bitten by a dog the other day, but now, lots of people are finding the fact fans were searched for meat at the entrance to his Middlesbrough Town Hall gig in fear they might throw it at the vegetarian Smiths front-man.
The Line of Best Fit have the artwork and tracklist for Jay-Z and Kanye West’s highly anticipated album Watch the Throne which features Beyonce, Frank Ocean and Mr Hudson.
Toro y Moi have announced new EP Freaking Out and made track Saturday Love available as a free download which you can get on Consequence of Sound.