Monday Music Blog Roundup

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  • My Old Kentucky Blog rounds up all the “Umbrella” covers. Tegan & Sara, Mandy Moore, Plain White Ts, Dresden Dolls? Check, check, check, check.

  • Diplo is “journaling” his DJ tour, and his adventures include drunken stage-falls in Baltimore, Russian bootleg CDs, and, apparently, hanging out in the Amazon with his dad.

  • Idolator finds a strong candidate for the “Worst Village Voice Media Music Writer” award. Ooh, it’s so hard to choose!

  • Abba to Zappa ranks the Top Ten Right-Wing Rockers. Elvis, Ted Nugent, we knew about, but Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet?! I did not know this much is true-hoo-hoo.
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