Bits: Crook & Flail mix, Justin Townes Earle, A.A. Bondy, Big Boi and Rick Ross, the Black Keys, Nicholas Megalis and the Envy Project, Outside Lands
- Crook & Flail, the curators of the Alan Moore Unearthing box set, are offering a mix of their influences for the project which includes, Kraftwerk, Mike Patton, Mogwai and numerous others.
- Justine Townes Earle’s new album, Harlem River Blues, will be released September 14, and JTE made a cameo with his dad, Steve Earle, on Treme, which you can watch here (no spoilers).
- The fine fellows at Citizen Dick have posted a couple of videos from A.A. Bondy’s recent performance at the Northside Fest in Brooklyn.
- Southern Playalistic Maybach Music, a mixtape from Big Boi and Rick Ross is available for free download at Keep It Trill.
- Speaking of Big Boi, his forthcoming solo joint Sir Lucious Leftfoot: The Son of Chico Dusty is currently streaming at his MySpace.
- The debut album from Nicholas Megalis and the Envy Project is now available for mere pennies.
- The Black Keys will be playing The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson on July 21.
- If you’ll be in the San Francisco Bay Area on August 14 and 15, here’s a chance to win two-day VIP passes to Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival.