Last Lap: Monday’s Odds And Ends In Music News


Patti Smith Weighs In On Song Of The Summer Competition
We heard on Friday that Patti Smith had covered Adele‘s “Rolling in the Deep” at a NYC show on Thursday night, and even dubbed it “Song Of The Summer,” but evidence didn’t surface until Saturday. Hear it below!

Paramore, Foster The People Premiere Videos
Paramore‘s Transformers 3 single “Monster” has a new video, in which the band is trapped in a time loop, accidentally tormenting themselves in an abandoned hospital. You Oughta Know band Foster The People go even more brutal and higher-concept with a video in which the band is tortured by a post-apocalyptic band of pre-teens who, judging frontman Mark Foster fit (as opposed to, say, the guy they run down with a van), transform him into a child by stealing the life of an old man with a bizarro hockey-mask/electricity contraption. [“Monster,” “Helena Beat”]

Stage Collapses During Cheap Trick Performance
Sudden, strong wind, in advance of a thunderstorm, blew out some of the stage supports while Cheap Trick played at Ottawa’s Bluesfest. Luckily, no one was seriously hurt, though all of the band’s equipment?five-necked guitar included?was either destroyed or held by police as evidence. [New York Times Arts Beat]

Despite Split, Jennifer Lopez And Marc Anthony Will Still Co-Host Their Reality Talent Show Q’Viva
This, of course, was the question that came to everyone’s mind when they announced their impending divorce late Friday afternoon. Thanks for setting our minds at ease! [Rolling Stone]

[Image: Getty Images]

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