Seattle's Jake One
-- Pitchfork gives Freeway/Jake One's The Stimulus Package a modest 6.5 review, "still enough to make the LP one of the stronger rap releases of 2010 thus far." Read Kevin Capp's feature on the duo over here.
-- BBC: Paul McCartney hopes Abbey Road Studios can be saved. "If only I had the money to do something myself!"
-- Matador Records: Here's a free mp3 of The Mighty Sparrow, the first track off the forthing record from Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Brutalist Bricks, due March 9.
-- Ear Candy: The Gorge is getting a new stage just in time to accommodate Jim James' ego at Sasqatch!