End of Week Recap: September 27 – October 1


    This week was more eventful than most. When was the last time you can recall Daft Punk, David Bowie, Radiohead, AND Gorillaz showing up in one of these posts? Once again, rather than muse about the biggest happenings these past few days,  it’s best to let the list below speak for itself.

    Take a look.

    — The Daft Punk-helmed Tron soundtrack finally got a release date. You can hear a sample of one of the tracks here.

    Weezer scheduled the first few dates of their “Blinkerton”/”Memories” tour and detailed the forthcoming deluxe reissue of Pinkerton.


    — Can’t make it to Matador at 21 this weekend? MySpace has you covered.

    Details on M.I.A.’s free NYC show finally surfaced. Here’s what to expect.

    — Don’t expect another Congratulations from MGMT. Find out why here.

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2011 nominees.

    Godspeed You! Black Emperor added more dates to their North American reunion tour. Leonard Cohen also added dates to his stateside tour.

    Against Me! cancelled their remaining 2010 dates.

    Frank Black really is composing a rock opera.

    Brian Eno put out a “weird yet delicious” new song.

    Wilco will begin work on a new album soon.

    Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake debuted “The History of Rap.”

    Radiohead are slated to contribute to the score of Edward Norton’s latest film.

    Gorillaz revealed the names of some very special guests for their performance at Madison Square Garden.

    — Remember the last time you heard from David Bowie? Me neither. Apparently he’s back.

    Steve Albini‘s in trouble. Find out what you can do to help here.

    — It was all about doing time this week here at CoS. Chris Coplan explored Lil Wayne‘s post-sentencing output, and Alex Young looked into Pete Doherty‘s wild past.


    — On that note, Coplan also posted a review for Lil Wayne‘s I Am Not a Human Being.

    — We posted our 2010 Fourth Quarter Music Preview.

    — E.N. May took on Virgin Mobile FreeFest.

    — We have new concert reviews for The Flaming Lips, Band of Horses, Foals, and Menomena.

    — Ryan Burleson reviewed Sufjan StevensThe Age of Adz.

    — Evan Minsker shared his thoughts on Neil Young‘s latest LP.

    — What recap would be complete without a shameless plug. Join the CoS Street Team! Find out more by clicking here.

    — P.S. We also need new writers.

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