A good portion of our readership spent the last 96 hours at Bonnaroo and, because nothing else matters when you’re at Bonnaroo, there’s a good chance you missed all the other things that made news during that span. Of course, the last thing we want is for you to be uninformed, plus it’s not like this week wasn’t chock full of major headlines. So, we took some time to put together a recap of the last 96 hours. (BTW, what other website cares about you guys that much? Seriously?). Enjoy… and become informed below:
— High-resolution videos from The Strokes’ headlining performance at the Isle of Wight Festival are now available for viewing. Now, you have some actual footage to compliment the sounds of the recently reunited outfit.
— Also at Isle of Wight, Kanye West made his first public performance in six months, joining Jay-Z for a performance of “Run This Town”. Watch it here.
— Conan O’Brien and Jack White teamed up for a performance at Third Man Records. (“Seven Nation Army” performance included). The whole thing was recorded and will be released on vinyl. Conan also reportedly cut a spoken word 7″.
— Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders and P Diddy teamed up for a performance on the BBC.
— Kid Cudi was arrested in New York on Friday night and charged with a felony. Somehow though, he still manged to play Bonnaroo.
— Rock Band 3 features keyboard and The White Stripes. Read all about it here.
— The first single from Brandon Flowers’ forthcoming solo debut leaked onto the web Friday.
— Pete Doherty tried to enter the United State and was denied.
— M.I.A. dropped a new song, Jay-Z featuring remix.
— Albeit a cover, The Shins released their first new song in two years.
— After 12 year, Toadies are finally ready to release Feeler.
— Spin Magazine is celebrating its 25th Birthday with a series of awesome concerts.
— Max Weinberg talked his future with both Conan O’Brien and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.
— The Vaselines announced their first album in 20 years.
— Finally, we’re giving away tickets to the first ever Nateva Music Festival.