Here's a Ray Davies interview, in which he says he'd consider doing a project with Chrissie Hynde if it could be done by email instead of in person
NPR on LibraryThing, GoodReads and other bookish sites
Billy Bragg on the internet "royalty scam"
A rundown with video etc of Yo La Tengo at SXSW
Malkmus and Jicks on Minnesota radio
Every article about every r.e.m. album in the past dozen years: they kind of dismiss the album immediately previous to the new one, reassert the quality of some of the songs from the 2 or 3 albums before and claim that the new album is new/challenging/different with echoes of the great past. The band and journalists seem to be pretty good about agreeing on these talking points: here's another article.