In this week’s music writing round-up, we share an account of a night with Dave Navarro, how the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs got free, and why hip-hop may be getting stagnant. If you see a piece of writing you’d think should be included, please let us know.
You Didn’t Make the “Harlem Shake” Go Viral — Corporations Did [Mashable]
Daniel Cronin takes the Most Amazing Photos of Juggalos You’ve Ever Seen [Noisey]
Noz on how the uniform of sound in hip-hop is stunting young artists [Pitchfork]
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Get Free [Spin]
“Digging for Gems in Genres You Think You Hate” [NPR]
Dave Navarro Made Me Cry [LA Weekly]