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Linkdown: 8/4/10 by Barbecue Bros

– The name of the “Man In Black” from “Lost” is confirmed…and its Samuel

Some deets on the Spike Jonze/Arcade Fire sci-fi b-movie collaboration to The Suburbs

– TV critic Alan Sepinwall thinks that Fox’s upcoming show “Running Wilde” (created by and starring some of the “Arrested Development” team) can possibly turn its semi-lackluster pilot into a solid series

– “Louie” gets a well-deserved season 2

– Stereogum’s Premature Evaluation on the latest album from The Walkmen, entitled Lisbon

– An All Songs Considered blog entry on Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and their recent show in DC, where a fellow intern got to perform on stage with the band

Kings of Leon announce that their next album, Come Around Sundown, will be released on October 19

– Was the plot of Inception lifted from an Uncle Scrooge comic book?


Linkdown: 6/9/10 Bonnaroo Preview Edition by Barbecue Bros
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– Spin’s 30 Must-Hear Artists at Bonnaroo

– Bonnaroo co-headliners Kings of Leon previewed new songs last Saturday at their tour opener in Atlantic City

– This week’s All Songs Considered previews the festival

Jack White and Conan O’Brien, both appearing at Bonnaroo this year, are doing something secretive tomorrow night in Nashville

The schedule of Pitchfork-approved acts playing Bonnaroo this year

– Spinner’s list of 10 things to do en route to Bonnaroo; they’ve also got mp3 samples of artists

Another Bonnaroo sampler, this time from NPR

– And finally…the origin of the festival’s name