The new frontier in rock-star hero worship: fonts. As UFunk points out, a project called Songwriters Fonts has created downloadable typefaces built from the handwriting of dead rock legends including Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, John Lennon, Leonard Cohen, and Serge Gainsbourg.
Weezer leader Rivers Cuomo played a solo acoustic set at The Hi Hat in Los Angeles this past Saturday. The performance lasted almost two hours and included lots of Weezer songs plus a few classic covers, and thanks to one industrious bootlegger, you can watch the whole thing right here.
The feud between Oasis co-founders Noel and Liam Gallagher has always been personal — they are brothers, after all — but it feels even more personal now that Liam has now dragged Noel’s wife, Sara MacDonald, into it. Or as Liam tells it, MacDonald been central to the conflict between the brothers for a while.