Weekend Update: Banksy, M.I.A., Arcade Fire, Dylan’s Guitar & More


In case you have a life, and weren’t paying attention to my posts Friday through Sunday, here’s a recap:

Banksy To NYC: “Thanks for your patience. It’s been fun.”

Watch: Arcade Fire Cover Devo’s “Uncontrollable Urge” At L.A. Show

Listen: Stream M.I.A.’s New Album “Matangi” Now!

Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova Has Vanished

Watch: Trailer For Kathleen Hanna Documentry, “The Punk Singer”

Jim James On Touring With Dylan: “”We never talked to him once…”

Iconic Object: Bob Dylan’s 1965 Strat Up For Auction

Mojo Readers Pick 20 Best Albums Of Magazine’s Lifetime

Watch: Nick Cave & Bad Seeds Debut New Song, “Give Us A Kiss”

Songs For Slim Benefit LP Due Nov. 11 Features Jeff Tweedy, Lucinda Williams

Watch: The National Do “Sea Of Love” On “Later… With Jools Holland

Listen: Loop’s “Forever” Is The End Of The End

Watch: WikiLeaks Julian Assange Gives Short Speech Before M.I.A. NYC Show

John Fogerty On Creedence Clearwater Revival: “the fine running machine was starting to get a little wobbly”

Pussy Riot Member Moved To New Prison (#3)

Listen: Rare Bob Dylan Recording: “I Can’t Leave Her Behind/ On A Rainy Afternoon”

Why Lou Reed Matters: “…every bit Bob’s equal”

Art: Appreciating Art Spiegelman, Creater of “Maus” & Plenty More

Listen: Neil Young “Live At The Cellar Door” Preview

Robert Plant Plans Record Label, Launches “Robert Recommends” Streaming Playlist

Watch: Video Clips Of M.I.A., Arcade Fire & Eminem At YouTube Video Awards

About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael has had three novels published that comprise the "Freak Scene Dream trilogy": "True Love Scars," "The Flowers Lied" and "Untitled" which can be ordered here. His new book, "Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey," can be pre-ordered from HoZac Books. In November Backbeat Books will publish "Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg," which can be be pre-ordered here.

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