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Video: The Arcade Fire covers “Born in the U.S.A.”

The Arcade Fire covers Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” at a special concert for Obama staffers earlier this week.

THIS IS THE DEFINITION OF CACOPHONY!!!11

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Video: Rock-afire Explosion does Arcade Fire’s “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)”

[videogum]

Also, a new Bloc Party record comes out on Thursday.

Video: Politics and music; Arcade Fire and Superchunk

On The UpTake. It’s earnest.

Vodpod videos no longer available. from theuptake.org posted with vodpod

Links for 1.25.08: China tunes, Scarlett sings, iPhone’s pocketguitar…

*HOLY: Pocketguitar – a virtual guitar for the iPhone. Video here. [waxy]

*Black Mirror: Another Arcade Fire interactive video.

*The Keith Ledger situation: Absolutely tragic. I, too, noticed the rise of Keith Ledger on Google’s hourly trends feed.

*A 16-year-old boy was arrested for attempting to hijack a plane and take it to a Hannah Montana concert. Isn’t 16 a little old for Hannah?

*May 20: Mark this date – it is the day the Scarlett Johansson album “Anywhere I Lay My Head” drops. It features 10 Tom Waits covers. I’m worried. [people]

*Much maligned ad-supported music site SpiralFrog is drawing 1M+ uniques per month. That’s more than a million more than the listenerd. [techcrunch]

*Hypebot starts a new series about the music industry in China. People over 45 love China.

*Warner Music is suing Seeqpod, the music search engine, for copyright infringement. [mashable]

*Thanks, Juno: First hamburger phones, next premarital sex. [pop candy]

*Books: ALL SHALL BE WELL; AND ALL SHALL BE WELL; AND ALL MANNER OF THINGS SHALL BE WELL by Tod Wodicka looks interesting to me, mostly because of the title and the black mead (which I despise).

Links for 10.30.07: Spongebob celly, Last.fm avatars, what’s 2.0? +

*Is it 2.0? Please vote. [eHub]

*Hello, awesome: The Spongebob Squarepants clamshell phone. [textually]

*Pict.fm: Creating animated icons based on artist photos and Last.fm user data. It would be better if it created one crazy composite. [rocketsurgeon]

*The Arcade Fire’s Will Butler responds to Sasha Frere-Jones’ anti-white people New Yorker piece.

*Starbucks’ Hear Music signs its first non-nonagenarian musician: noob Hilary McRae. [billboard via daily swarm]

Be oNline B: Arcade Fire site up and running

Try it. No body. Just hands. And a singing head.