Here's an article about "Monkey World" creator Matthew Porter
Here's an article on Britt Daniel and soundtracking
The new Shins album is out on Tuesday. Here's a NY Post interview with James Mercer. Derogatis likes the new album; The Village Voice, not quite so much. I'm a little more interested in the new Deerhoof, after hearing some of it in a record store today.
Here's an Apples in Stereo music player from their site. Trick: right click on song titles and you can download the MP3s.
This article introduces "Ballads of the Book" an collaboration between Scottish musicians and writers.