Links for 7.7.08: Block Party, Fleet Foxes videos, Jay-Z ringtones, Kanye’s rage…
by Josh Kimball
*Currently tops on my list of “Lists Whose Purpose I Must Not Fully Understand” is this Listening Post list of the Top 10 Hottest Music Sites. MOG? But not Hype Machine. I may not have mentioned this previously, but I am retarded.
*Nice list: Songs with lyrics with 35 words or fewer. Includes “You Are So Beautiful.” I may not have mentioned this previously, but I am a strict adherent to the tenet: Clarity. Levity. Brevity.
*If I were just sitting around blogging all day, I would have passed these on earlier. Like, hours ago.
Video: Bloc Party’s “Mercury.” There are monkey things. [everywhere]
*And also: Fleet Foxes’ “White Winter Hymnal.”
*Thumbplay is releasing 10 exclusive ringtones from Jay-Z. Personally, I have a Biggie Smalls ringtone. It is very embarrassing, and part of a complicated ritual of self-mortification I have for some reason undertaken.
*The Family Osbourne has a variety show coming out on Fox. OK, now I’m irate.
*Off topic: Is Twitter buying Summize?