Spice Girls spiced things up at yesterday’s Olympic Closing Ceremony in London.
+ The Olympic Closing Ceremony took place last night in London. The Spice Girls reunited to perform “Wannabe” and “Spice Up Your Life,” and One Direction performed “What Makes You Beautiful.” (Just Jared)
+ Frank Ocean canceled his upcoming European festival dates and appearances with Coldplay after cutting short his set at Norway’s Øya Festival on Friday. “Let me start by saying I feel like an a****** right now,” he said in a vague statement. “But a tough decision had to be made in regard to my schedule over the next months.” (Billboard)
+ The Flaming Lips are creating a musical called Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (also the title of one of their albums), which launches in La Jolla, Calif., in November. They’re currently holding an open casting in New York. (Pitchfork)
+ Stream Yeasayer’s Fragrant World before its Aug. 21 release. Also listen to Divine Fits’ A Thing Called Divine Fits, which includes Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs’ Dave Boeckner and New Bomb Turks’ Sam Brown. Their debut streets Aug. 28. (NPR)
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