The Bounce: This Week In Music News

By Ally Schweitzer

Guacamole is not actually Jack White's thing, says Jack White.
Guacamole is not actually Jack White's thing, says Jack White. Flickr

Bandwidth’s Friday roundup of local and not-so-local music news.

Jack White wants to get away from the guacamole thing already. [Pitchfork]

This week in burns: Kim Gordon vs. Lana Del Rey, Lou Reed vs. The Beatles. [Consequence of Sound, Blank On Blank]

Photographer Chip Py takes photos of go-go bands, but you cannot Google them. [Washington City Paper]

Salad Days director Scott Crawford on D.C.’s storied punk scene: “There seemed to be a little less testosterone and a little more interest in social activism.” [SF Weekly]

Why you should pay attention to Chicago MC Tink. [Fader]

Virginia rapper GoldLink is totally chilling with Rick Rubin. [Fader]

Baltimore star TT the Artist thugs it out. [Fact]

Christoph Eschenbach is out at the National Symphony Orchestra. [Washington Post]

Misogynist lyrics are still around, and they’re still a problem. [Pitchfork]

D.C.’s Kid Congo Powers and Ian Svenonius: Same guy, says WAMA. [Washington City Paper]

Two members of Nicki Minaj‘s road crew stabbed in Philadelphia, one fatally. [Billboard]

Blur plans to release its first record in 12 years. [NPR]

And psych heavies 13th Floor Elevators plan to reunite after 45 years. [Stereogum]

The late David Carr commented on music from time to time, and this is what he had to say. [Pitchfork]

Vanilla Ice, rapper-turned-house flipper, has been arrested on suspicion of burglary. [Washington Post]

Aw, this is a cute new video from The North Country. [The Deli]

Teen-pop idol Lesley Gore died this week at age 68. [NPR]

Diplo. Just stop. [Pitchfork]

On Bandwidth: David Combs breaks down the basic economics of DIY band tours; Hiss Golden Messenger shines in our newest video sessionsErykah Badu is still the coolest; we premiere a new song from Makeshift Shelters.

Photo by Flickr user Valerie Hinojosa used under a Creative Commons license.