May 1: Paisley Park Studios as seen on May 1, 2016 , in Chanhassen, Minnesota. / miker /

Paisley Park Studios as seen on May 1, 2016, in Chanhassen, Minnesota. / miker /

  • Prince’s Paisley Park Museum officially approved (Rolling Stone)
  • The Flaming Lips announce new album, Oczy Mlody (AV Club)
  • Listen to The Rolling Stones’ “Hate to See You Go” (UCR)
  • The Shins are teasing a mysterious something (Spin)
  • Wet share two new songs, “The Middle” and “Turn Away” (Paste)
  • Pre-Smiths band Freak Party’s lost songs unearthed, “Firefly” shared (Pitchfork)
  • Ryan Adams responds to calls to cover albums by Oasis and The Strokes (NME)
  • Beck, Chris Martin, Chad Smith formed a new boy band (CoS)
  • Watch Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket and Neil Young cover Bob Dylan (UCR)
  • Former Pearl Jam drummer jilted by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Spin)
  • The Decemberists announce The Crane Wife reissue to include essay by Lin-Manuel Miranda (Paste)
  • Jeff Tweedy, Sharon Van Etten, Frank Black & more star in new “Sexiest Elbows in Rock” trailer (Pitchfork)
  • Paul McCartney responds to Phil Collins over feud (NME)
  • Bob Dylan no longer acknowledging he won the Nobel Prize (Spin)
  • Nobel Prize member calls Bob Dylan’s silence impolite and arrogant (Rolling Stone)
  • Kurt Vonnegut thought Bob Dylan was “the worst poet alive” (CoS)
  • Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions share new song “A Wonderful Seed” (Stereogum)
  • Tom Petty to release entire catalog in two vinyl box sets (UCR)
  • Nick Offerman and Jeff Tweedy wrote woodworking-themed songs together (Paste)
  • Watch Florence and the Machine’s full performance on “Austin City Limits” (Pitchfork)
  • Bloc Party share new video for “Stunt Queen” (NME)
  • Punk legends The Damned plot north american tour, new LP (Rolling Stone)
  • Gorillaz share new digital story The Book of Murdoc (CoS)
  • Bruce Springsteen wrote a song for Harry Potter and they didn’t even use it (AV Club)
  • Sad13 of Speedy Ortiz releases “Devil In U,” third single off forthcoming solo debut (Paste)
  • The true story behind Janis Joplin’s “Me and Bobby McGee” (UCR)
  • Tame Impala side project Barbagallo to release new album Grand Chien (Pitchfork)
  • Phil Chess, Co-founder of iconic Chicago blues label Chess Records, is dead at 95 (Spin)
  • The Strokes’ Nikolai Fraiture shares first song from new band Summer Moon (NME)
  • New Nico biopic will depict her life after Velvet Underground (Spin)


Van Morrison – “Every Time I See A River”

Andrew Bird: Live From The Great Room – “Perfect Day” (ft. Matt Berninger)