Here's a list of ten recent cases of plagiarism in music, from Coldplay to Florence + The Machine. [via FACT]

Steven Tyler defends his version of "The Star-Spangled Banner." [via Spinner]

The Shins frontman James Mercer explains the meaning behind the band's new album, Port of Morrow. [via MTVHive]

Mannie Fresh talks the possibility of joining the G.O.O.D. Music team and recording with Kanye West. [via HipHopDX]

Skrillex, A-Trak, and Diplo talk the "Dance Dance Evolution" with Billboard. [via Billboard]

The New York Times reviews Brainfeeder artist Thundercat's gig this past Wednesday at S.O.B.'s. [via NYTimes]