This week Wilco released a new video for “Dawned On Me”, from their latest album The Whole Love. It comes complete with guest appearances from Popeye and Olive Oil and marks the first time the sailor man has been hand-drawn in over thirty years. Check out the video and visit the companion website for the clip.
Iggy Pop has been appointed to the post of Record Store Day 2012 Ambassador. Pop greeted his subjects with this online message: As Record Store Day Ambassador for 2012 I feel like a representative from some exotic jungle full of life and death and sex and anger, called upon to wear a leopard skin and translate joy to the world of the dead. Record Store Day takes place on April 21st.
The Secret Policeman’s Ball, the British-based music and comedy festival is coming to New York City in March. As reported, Coldplay, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Mumford & Sons and Russell Brand are among the acts who will be at the event at Radio City Music Hall. The concert will benefit Amnesty International.