COFFE TALK: LCD Soundsystem, Animal Collective Make Coloring Book Appearance, Portishead Sparks Fourth LP …

  • Animal Collective, LCD Soundsystem and many more indie-tastic artists have inspired a coloring book.
  • Portishead are already working on a new album!
  • Speaking of trip-hop, what’s up with Bloc Party‘s new single????
  • Ratatat have extended their summer tour.
  • Beck‘s new Danger Mouse-produced disc was supposed to be just one song.
  • Dan Deacon, Nada Surf and TV on the Radio are among the confirmed artists for this September’s Musicfest NW.
  • The Grizzly Bear-related Department of Eagles have finally wrapped up their second full-length.
  • Dizzee Rascal has topped the UK charts for the first time.
  • Talk about a heated Girl Talk post.
  • Thurston Moore apparently whalloped the photo pit at Sonic Youth‘s 4th of July gig.
  • The spike in vinyl sales has pushed Best Buy into resurrecting the format.
  • Our friends at Decibel have applied our “13 Questions” page to King Buzzo of The Melvins.
  • Tori Amos is appearing at San Diego’s ComicCon this month.
  • Kate Moss has reportedly split from Jamie Hince of The Kills.
  • And now for some useless information, Jim Henson fans.
  • Black Mountain and Holy Fuck have both been named on the Polaris Prize short list.

Spin our Single of the Day after the jump …



THE SONG: “Tricky Kid”

WHY IT’S A MUST-PLAY: Um, just look at Tricky on that 12-inch sleeve. Could he have been more of a bad-ass back then?