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


September 11: How Music Responded
Long Read of the Day: We wrote earlier today about the music that people listened to after the events of September 11 occurred, but before they had any effect on recordings. Over at MTV Hive, five pieces explore what those effects turned out to be for pop, country, indie rock, rap, and dance. [MTV Hive]

Coldplay Share Cover Art And Final Tracklisting For New Album
Coldplay posted the details for Mylo Xyloto, due out October 25, on their website this afternoon. Also, each track has its own little pictogram. (The symbol for “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall”? A teardrop.) []

Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim Picks Up Odd Future TV Show
When you think “Tyler, The Creator,” do you think “Jackass“? Adult Swim hopes so; they’ve picked up Loiter Squad, Odd Future‘s live-action sketch show produced by Jackass creators Dickhouse Entertainment. The fifteen-minute episodes will begin airing next year. [Pitchfork]

New Videos For Your Weekend
Avril Lavigne‘s mascara runs in “Wish You Were Here,” Fountains of Wayne let the air out of nostalgia in “The Summer Place”, and Das Racist pay homage to “Black Or White” in “Michael Jackson.”

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