Compiled by Ryan

The links:

-Regine Chassagne of The Arcade Fire wrote a moving editorial on the situation in her native Haiti, including a plea for support for Partners in Health, an organization the band has long supported.

-I’m guessing that the majority of our readers are Conan supporters, which makes it all the more relevant that you take a second to hear Jay’s perspective.

The Wall Street Journal talks about Lost, finales, and expectations.

Aziz Ansari chats with the LA Times in support of his new standup special.

-This piece talks about The Sundance Film Festival, and its balance between commerce and art.

-The New Pornographers have a new record on the way.

The YouTube highlights:

Dan Deacon, everyone’s favorite electronic weirdo, made a great new music video:

This is part of a short series of videos about bad first dates, but they all work as stand-alone pieces:

New music spotlight:

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Everything Damon Albarn touches turns to amazing music, and I’m pretty excited that there’s a new Gorillaz record coming out this year.  “Stylo” features Bobby Womack and Mos Def, and is a bit different than past Gorillaz lead singles “Clint Eastwood” and “Feel Good Inc.,” which both included rapped verses:

Gorillaz – “Stylo,” from the upcoming Plastic Beach, out March 9 on Virgin