*Good music: The Walkmen’s new album, “You & Me,” is available on Amie Street for $5. That is pretty cheap. [universal]
*SHARK ATTACK: American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest was bitten by a shark recently. On the toe. He took some aspirin to treat the wound.
*Jewelry: Jay-Z has been spotted wearing a wedding ring. Unrelated: He is married.
*If you would be interested in taking a leak: A new R. Kelly album (12 Play: 4th Quarter) has leaked. You can maybe go find a torrent of it. Leaked. Heh. [digital music news]
*Art: Banksy is Robin Gunningham according to Time magazine. Also, how about that feces painting!? Wild! [mediaeater]
*Musicals: The von Trapp family villa is finally open! Now considering a “Sound of Music”-themed vacation to Salzburg for late August. (Not kidding.)
*Intertwined industries: Ars Technica on Rock Band, Guitar Hero and music sales. [ypulse]
*Local: Peefork reviews St. Anthony Park barista Haley Bonar’s “Big Star.” 7.1!
*Local: Robert Zimmerman rarities released! Watch for Tell Tale Signs. Where was this local singer/songwriter when I was a child?
*Geek instruments: Zelda ocarina’s on sale for $40 at ThinkGeek. [geekologie]
*I have been getting up around 5:15 am. FUCKERS.