*Video: The previously featured Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band plays Usher’s “Love in the Club.” [buzzfeed]
*Avril Lavigne’s “Girlfriend” is poised to take over the top spot on YouTube’s most-viewed list. Though not without controversy. I must reluctantly admit that I have contributed to this record by watching the video once. OK, twice.
*Bright idea: A lamp made out of clear cassette tapes. [geeksugar]
*Kanye puts Kanye glasses on Muhammad Ali. Ouch.
*Test: An ultra-simple music recommendation engine based on one’s Last.fm profile: It told me to listen to Miracle Fortress and Underworld. I will try. [wiredset]
*The New York Times says that live music may be where the money is. Thank you! [medialoper]
*Fairly awesome DIY guitar picks: a photoset. [bb]
*Fashion: Vinyl headgear. It’s all the rage.