Radiohead frontman TOM YORK — this column has limited space and I’m not gonna waste it on superfluous vanity letters — is about to release a new solo single. Expect some wispiness and pleasant clicking noises. But not too pleasant, mind you, ’cause it’s art. Oh, and in further news from the Shit We All Care About Department: the dude from the STROKES and the dude from INTERPOL are also planning some solo stuff.

Best headline of the news cycle, courtesy of the venerable New Musical Express: “NOEL GALLAGHER in Oasis ‘moron’ blast against Liam.” The story goes on to inform readers that Noel called Liam a moron. Is that the most circuitous goddamn possible way to convey that information, or what? “Animal in ‘dog biting man’ uproar against man.” I know writing headlines is a tough job and you’ve gotta frontload a lot of info to grab people’s attention, but come on.

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