After poking fun at his Beatles hit “Yesterday” on Fallon earlier in the week, Paul McCartney appeared as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, and filmed a hilarious digital short with Andy Samberg and host Paul Rudd. In the clip for “Stumbling,” — which features Samberg stumbling around Rockefeller Center — features Macca spoofing Berlin’s 80s hit “Take My Breath Away” and performing a “tiny harmonica solo.” Check it out below.
Pete Doherty will make his movie debut in a film about 19th century French poet Alfred de Musset. The Babyshambles/Libertines singer will star opposite Charlotte Gainsbourg; production begins later this month. “I don’t know if I’m a good actor, but they say I am,” Doherty admitted. [The Guardian]
Bob Dylan’s hand-written lyrics for “The Times They Are A-Changin'” fetched $422,500 when they went up for auction at Sotheby’s last week. The lyrics were purchased by a hedge fund manager and art collector, who outbid five other contenders. [BBC]
Pick up an alternate version of Spoon’s “The Mystery Zone” as a free download here.
The Roots will contribute a “soul-drenched” score to the upcoming movie Night Catches Us, a drama about a 1970s ex-Black Panther member living in the Roots hometown of Philadelphia. [The Morning Call, via HipHopDX]
In the mid-2000s, Pinegrove’s openhearted indie rock could have been huge. Over the course of the Montclair, New Jersey quintet’s five years of existence, frontman Evan Stephens Hall has developed a great many qualities that would have endeared him to alt-minded fans of a different era. A string of EPs and one-offs, compiled in last… More »