Friday Links

Death Cab for Cutie and Franz Ferdinand announced their U.S. tour yesterday.

EARVOLUTION has a Broken Social Scene review from their first night in NYC.

In Dave Chappelle news, he’s on Oprah today, most likely plugging his new concert movie, Dave Chappelle’s Block Party. The movie is directed by Michael Gondry, the genius behind so many music videos already. Here’s the trailer.

The annual Rolling Rock Town Fair is no more–it’s being replaced with the Garage Rock tour with that dude in the E Street Band that’s on the Sopranos…

It’s Friday, so here’s yet another day where we’re still unsure of whether or not the Smashing Pumpkins are getting back together. It’s like, I don’t even care anymore. I hate the idea that they’re just letting me hype this up right now without telling us the real truth. Maybe I should stop writing about it?