Nine Inch Nails finally unveiled the music video for “Come Back Haunted,” which was directed by none other than David Lynch. It’s a creepy, eerie thing, of course. (See it below.) Also, MGMT announced this week that they’ll be releasing their followup to 2010′s Congratulations in September. We have other details on that and more below.
- Fat Joe Sentenced To Prison: Another rapper is going to jail for not paying taxes. Fat Joe has been sentenced to four months in federal prison for failing to file income tax returns on more than $3.3 million in earnings. According to Reuters, the rapper was also fined $15,000. SOURCE: Rolling Stone
- MGMT Releasing New Album: Experimental pop duo MGMT revealed the release date for their long-awaited third album. It’s out Sept. 17 through Columbia Records. The self-titled record reunited the group — Andrew VanWyndgarden and Ben Goldwasser — with Dave Friedmann, who also co-produced their last two albums. The album includes previously released single “Alien Days” and a cover of “Introspection” by 1960s psychedelic band Faine Jade. SOURCE: Billboard
- Janelle Monae Announces Electric Lady Release Date: Janelle Monáe has announced a release date for her highly-anticipated sophomore studio albumThe Electric Lady. It will arrive on September 10th through Bad Boy/Wondaland/Atlantic. The album will features artists like Prince and Miguel, along with Erykah Badu, who appears on the lead single, “Q.U.E.E.N.” SOURCE: COS
- “Came Back Haunted” Music Video: Brace yourselves for David Lynch’s “Came Back Haunted,” it’s definitely something worth watching:
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