33 Things: April Edition

Every month, we will compile the best, weirdest, most interesting music and sound news from the past 30 days and serve it up to you in one handy, easy to digest list. May we present 33 Things that happened in January? This list is brought to you by our 33 1/3 intern, Jonah Simonak.

  1. The world greatest dancer made a triumphant return.
  2. Pavement kept us at the edge of our seats.
  3. Ah, Andrew W.K.
  4. This!
  5. Ah, Morrissey. 
  6. Brad “Scarface” Jordan wrote an awesome memoir, which reminds me, don’t forget to keep an eye out for Rolf Potts’ 33 ⅓ on The Geto Boys’ The Geto Boys, coming April 2016!
  7. I’m oddly…intrigued?
  8. Janelle Monae unveils “Yoga” video. 
  9. Billy Corgan became a member of the wrestling world. Probably my favorite piece of news. Possibly ever.
  10. Mariah Carey befriended a giant fish.
  11. Was anyone actually surprised though?
  12. Can’t Instagram just stick to what they know?
  13. Did someone steal $10,000 from the Based God?
  14. Ah, the youth. 
  15. Morrissey calls out crowd-sourcing.
  16. Will this garner an Oscar nomination?
  17. Dawes, Letterman charmers extraordinaire.
  18. Fingers crossed that this will be better than the last three albums.
  19. Billy Corgan is not just a pro wrestling executive, he’s apparently also a musician.
  20. Belle and Sebastian took us back to 1998.
  21. Nirvana play for a crowd of two people in “Montage of Heck” clip.
  22. Ben Gibbard does not believe in Jay-Z’s music streaming service, Tidal.
  23. Acclaimed shoegazers DIIV announced a new album, confusingly titled Is The Is Are
  24. Conor Oberst revived his old punk band.
  25. Frank Ocean is officially Frank Ocean.
  26. Ozzy and co. announced an epic Black Sabbath send off.
  27. Jimmy Fallon, professional lip syncer.
  28. Michael Cera teamed up with The Unicorns, which I can only imagine was a high school dream of his.
  29. Okay, this isn’t music news per se, but come on!
  30. Tom DeLonge unleashed some teen middle-aged angst in a new video.
  31. Lil Wayne’s tour bus was shot at after a show.
  32. Patti Smith’s new memoir is called M Train.
  33. Madonna. Drake. The Kiss.

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