TV cops donating to bail funds, asking other actors who play TV/movie cops to do the same
Actors Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn 99) and Griffin Newman both pledged 11k, tweeting, ”If you currently play a cop? If you make tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in residuals from playing a cop? I’ll let you do the math.”
The Metropolitan Opera cancels all fall performances
"Social distancing and the grand opera just don't go together," says The Met's General Manager Peter Gelb.
The The’s Matt Johnson undergoes emergency throat surgery after “a close shave with the gr…
"A throat infection took an unexpected and freakish turn that could easily – if I wasn’t in the right place at the right time – have concluded with me checking-out a few days after the unfortunate Florian Schneider."
George Floyd died from “homicide by asphyxia,” independent autopsy finds
"George died because he needed a breath, a breath of air," the family's attorney Ben Crump said during a news conference Monday afternoon. "For George Floyd, the ambulance was his hearse."
Record Store Day 2020 announces new exclusives lists for 3 “RSD Drops” dates
Spike Lee shares short film ‘3 Brothers – Radio Raheem, Eric Garner and George Floyd’
”How can people not understand why people are acting the way they are?” Lee said. ”This is history again and again and again … This is not new. The attack on black bodies has been here from the get-go.”
Oh Sees’ John Dwyer forms Bent Arcana with members of TVOTR & more (stream a track)
”Bent Arcana is the inceptive chapter in what I hope to be several releases showcasing these types of off-the-cuff musical compositions,” says Dwyer. ”So you can try your fry on and turn off. This one is very much on the ECM / 70s hard fusion / prog-kraut tip.”
Sun Kil Moon preps ‘Welcome to Sparks, Nevada’ (listen to “The Johnny Cash Trail”)
Mark's two books with actor Kevin Corrigan are released this month.
Fiona Apple joined the Black Lives Matter protests this weekend (video)
Fiona Apple marched in Santa Monica with a sign reading ”COPS: DON'T BE WHITE CHAUVINISTS ARREST THE OTHER THREE!!!”
Orville Peck signs to Columbia, preps new EP ft. Shania Twain (stream a new song)
Following his 2019 Sub Pop debut, Pony, masked country singer Orville Peck has signed with Columbia Records who will release his new Show Pony EP on June 12....