Lunch Break Links: Thom Yorke, Emmy nods

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Thom Yorke is releasing a new solo song as part of a charity compilation. Hear it at Stereogum.

The Emmy nominees are out. 30 Rock continues to dominate. Have some snap judgments, why don't you? Also, what are the all-time biggest Emmy snubs?

Um, want to watch video of Michael Jackson's hair catching on fire during that 1984 Pepsi shoot?

Apparently Bon Iver really loves the Indigo Girls.

Cincinnati's WOXY is moving operations to Austin.

LFO, the chumps behind that "Summer Girls" song about loving the ladies who wear Abercrombie & Fitch, just released a comeback single. It's called... "Summer of My Life!"

Clive Davis on Whitney Houston, who is also on the comeback trail: "The copyrights associated with Whitney in the 1980s and ’90s are part of the fabric of music today.” Aw, Clive, you shouldn't have!

Pitchfork has an interview with Bryce Dessner of The National.

Paste, who have been known to ask for their own fan bailout from time to time, tells of desperate circumstances at the great Park the Van Records.

You can play an updated version of The Oregon Trail on your iPhone?

The Fiery Furnaces: Now there's a band whose iPod I'd like to dive inside.

Vanity Fair wonders: Is America stupid enough to elect reality TV stars?

The standards for getting your music on the charts are getting pretty damn low.

Lastly, video of Wilco and Feist performing their quite-pleasant collaboration "You and I" on Letterman.