All the news you probably shouldn't care about, but oddly do. Is it just a way of getting people onto the site so that they can explore more of The 405? Of course it is, but stats don't lie: people like gossip and inane chat about album covers. That's human nature.

We're trialling this for today (edit: this week) to see if you like the system, and to see if it frees up more time for the meatier news stories. Should we keep it? You decide.


Summary:

  1. David Bowie reveals 100 favourite books
  2. Miley Cyrus is streaming her new album
  3. iLiKETRAiNS to release Progress Reform on vinyl, will perform it live
  4. Nadine Shah announces new single
  5. September Girls announce new single and London date
  6. Vuvuvultures announce new single and tour dates
  7. Paul McCartney is to give his first-ever live Twitter Q&A this week
  8. Lostprophets confirm split