Top 25 Headlines Not As Weird As “Dave Sitek Joins Jane’s Addiction”


So TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek has joined Jane’s Addiction, in some unspecified bassist/songwriter/possibly-non-touring-member capacity, which is super bizarre when you first hear about it, but is, upon reflection, not the strangest “_______ Joins ________” construction that could possibly show up in your RSS feed. To illustrate, here are 25 examples.

?uestlove Joins Freelance Whales

Marnie Stern Joins Emerson, Lake, and Palmer

Beanie Sigel Joins Arcade Fire

M.I.A. Joins the Black Keys

St. Vincent Joins Velvet Revolver

James Blake Joins the Mars Volta

James Murphy Joins Duran Duran*

Dave Longstreth Joins 3OH!3

Joanna Newsom Joins the Black-Eyed Peas

Katy Perry Joins Animal Collective

Nicki Minaj Joins Titus Andronicus

Bob Dylan Joins Mumford & Sons

Big Boi Joins Beach House

Taylor Swift Joins Swans

Sufjan Stevens Joins Das Racist

Erykah Badu Joins Salem

Matt Berninger Joins Judas Priest

Ariel Pink Joins Weezer

Rick Ross Joins The New Pornographers

Sade Joins Odd Future

Waka Flocka Flame Joins Vampire Weekend

The-Dream Joins Phoenix **

Robyn Joins Deerhunter

B.o.B Joins Hinder

Wiz Khalifa Joins Lady Antebellum



This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 4, 2011

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