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Linkdown: 8/10/10 by Barbecue Bros

– Two lengthy recaps of Lollapalooza 2010 from AV Club and Pitchfork

– Spin has their own set of the best photos from the festival

– The latest AV Club Undercover has The Swell Season covering Neutral Milk Hotel‘s “Two Headed Boy”

– Vulture wonders which “Mad Men” character will drop acid first

– You can stream the Scott Pilgrim vs. The World soundtrack, which has songs by Black Lips, Broken Social Scene, Metric and more here (via Flavorwire)

Batman 3 could take place in New Orleans to take advantage of tax breaks offered by the state and local government

Weezer‘s upcoming album on Epitaph is entitled Hurley…and ridiculously features a photo of Hurley from “Lost” (Jorge Garcia) on the cover

– A new Andre 3000 song off a forthcoming mixtape (via Spin)

There might be a role for Jennifer Aniston in the “Arrested Development” movie…huh?


Linkdown: 2/22/10 Happy National Margarita Day edition by Barbecue Bros

– The BAFTA award winners from last night’s ceremony

Broken Bells (the James Mercer/Danger Mouse collab) covers “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” by Neutral Milk Hotel song in their first concert

– AV Club Inventory: Odds and sods: 35 B-side/rarity/outtakes collections as essential as the “official” albums; the list includes albums from Pavement, R.E.M., Jawbox, Modest Mouse and Belle and Sebastian

– A Conan O’Brien live show might be hitting a city near you soon

Shutter Island was the winner at the weekend box office with 40.2 million

Interview with Terry O’Quinn (John Locke on “Lost”)

– A new Beach House track, “The Arrangement”

– A mini-“Arrested Development” reunion should be coming in the form of a Mitch Hurwitz exec-produced, Will Arnett co-starring Fox sitcom (co-exec producer Jim Vallely is also on board)