In case you wondering what former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler has been up to, he's been working with this artist that's signed to Island/Mercury named Duffy, who is apparently this teenaged girl from England. She's got this creepy haunted voice but looks like a doll. When we were in Miami for some A&R conference, Dave Massey played us a song they did together called "Rockferry" that was absolutely stunning. I listened to it about 30 times in one day and I think that when it gets out there, people will be floored. Anyway, check out this video of Butler and Duffy doing "Syrup and Honey".
And for shits and giggles, remember American Gladiator? Nick Snow sent this to me today and it's just absolutely classic: