We normal drop out links posts on Sundays, but these two links just couldn't wait until the weekend.
Nick Hornby's "Stuff I've Been Reading" column returns to The Believer. High Fidelity is one of the most-played movies at CSD headquarters, and Hornby's writing is a major influence on my writing in general and his "Stuff I've Been Reading" column on this blog in particular. He's the tops.
The Black Keys' new album Brothers is streaming at NPR Music's homepage. NPR Music has been coming through like a champ these past few weeks - pre-release streaming The White Stripes, Broken Social Scene, the New Pornographers and the Black Keys, four of our favorite bands. Keep up the good work, guys!