Aren't guitar bands meant to ironically cover pop acts?
Anyhow, neither appear in the Village Voice Pazz & Jop '05 results, which prove if nothing else that Robert Christgau and friends are the opposite of George Bush. In other news, The Onion AV Club claim Johnny Marr is writing for the next Modest Mouse album, You Ain't No Picasso have both sides of the Raconteurs 7", Spoilt Victorian Child chats to Martin Carr, Stereogum reports on The Indie Rock Cookbook which actually isn't as distressing a prospect as it sounds, and links to Cat Power videos new and old/curious, and KCRW thought to take some cameras into the studio to record an Arctic Monkeys session.
Also: we have our ticket for Summer Sundae (well, reserved one), on sale as of today. Last year we were there nearly all Friday, Saturday and Sunday.