“This Is… Icona Pop” is streaming, and this is… a great thing!
+ Watch Bruno Mars turn a simple stroll to the store to buy some milk into a series of hilarious Instagram clips involving a boombox suitcase, a red Dolce & Gabbana suit, some fly moves, and his song “Treasure.” (Rap-Up)
+ NBC will air a 30-minute Arcade Fire concert special on Sept. 28 directly after the group’s turn as musical guest on the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live.” They’re also dropping their new album, Reflektor, on Oct. 29, sooooo… it’s a pretty good time to be Arcade Fire right now. (Rolling Stone)
+ Madonna took to Reddit yesterday for a live Q&A. Some highlights: She might release an album next year, directing another film is “next on my to-do list,” and her advice to her 20-year-old self is “don’t take any of this personally.” (Idolator)
+ Blink-182 is meeting with labels for “accountability” for their next record. “When it comes down to writing a kick-ass song and acting like we’re 14, we can do that really well. So I think our options are wide open; being on a label may be the best thing for us,” explains guitarist Tom DeLonge. (MTV News)
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