COFFEE TALK: The Latest Posts, Profiles & Think Pieces On Faust, Apparat, Kevin Martin, Les Savy Fav, The Strokes and More

Les Savy Fav @ Highline Ballroom in 2008

We sift the ‘net for today’s top stories so you don’t have to:

  • Kevin Martin landed on the cover of Wire magazine and revealed some of his upcoming projects.
  • Paste listed the “10 Best Ramones Songs of All Time.”
  • P-Funk guitarist Garry Shider died of cancer complications.
  • Scott Hull talked about his grindcore/powerviolence compilation.
  • Jamie Lidell did a Black Cab Session.
  • Carl Barat confirmed his first solo album.
  • The Quietus did a Q&A with Faust.
  • MF Doom scheduled his first European tour.
  • Rinse FM earned a proper radio license.
  • Courtney Love got VH-1’s Behind the Music treatment. 
  • Les Savy Fav readied their latest full-length record, as did Crocodiles.
  • Beach Fossils explained their hazy indie rock sound.
  • Bear In Heaven wrapped up their remix record.
  • Apparat became a judge in an Ableton contest.
  • Robert Hood gave a rare interview to Little White Earbuds.
  • Wavves shared some studio footage.
  • Slayer unveiled a new music video.
  • Resident Advisor tracked down SBTRKT, a masked member of the UK’s bass music scene.
  • ISO50 shared a classic Mutek set from Loscil.
  • The Antlers covered “Wish You Were Here.”
  • Tripwire compiled a “Video History of the Strokes.”
  • BET set a Lifetime Achievement Award aside for Prince.
  • Klaxons finally set a release date for their second full-length record.
  • The Guardian spoke to Juan Atkins.
  • Paw Tracks signed Prince Rama.
  • More Pink Floyd-related news: Wayne Coyne discussed the Flaming Lips’ Dark Side of the Moon LP.
  • Alan Moore explained why he killed his opera collab with Gorillaz.
  • Oh great–Matt & Kim are back.