Last Lap: Obama Looks To The Music Community For Support

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Obama Looks To The Music Community For Support
President Obama has a wishlist of musicians he wants to support his re-election campaign including Arcade Fire, Janelle Monae, John Legend and Alicia Keys. What can we say? The guy’s got serious style. [NME]

Lana Del Rey’s People Get Sassy
Gawker has been unable to retrieve a comment from Lana Del Rey about the backlash from the weekend’s SNL performance, and her publicist has given a coy middle finger to the request by asking if Brian Williams has commented yet. Sassy. [Gawker]

Azealia Banks Signs To Universal
Universal is following the buzz of late. After signing Internet sensation Lana Del Rey to Interscope last year, they’ve now picked up another Internet star (albeit a cruder one), Azealia Banks. [Pitchfork]

What Music Albums Covers Would Look Like If You Could See Music
Graphic designer Simon C. Page has reimagined the covers of some influential albums based on what he feels the music would look like, if you could see it. He says of the art, “The artwork here has been created, influenced and inspired by just listening to the music.” [Flavorpill]

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