Questlove blessed Jay-Z and Beyonce with an iPod full of songs for their baby girl Blue Ivy Carter. [via NY Daily News]

The Shins take Manhattan, and show off their new sound. [via Village Voice]

Santigold stays ahead of the curve as she gets ready to put out her new album. [via NY Times]

My Bloody Valentine frontman Kevin Shields reveals that his band will release not one but two albums in 2012. [via Pitchfork]

Consequence Of Sound reviews this year's New Orleans Jazz Fest. [via Consequence Of Sound]

Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D talk about their first release in five years. [via Vice]