According to a UK publication, which just ran a story on Lambchop featuring a brief interview with Kurt Wagner, Nashville is officially cool again. We apparently owe our rediscovered awesomeness to the following:
Jack White has bought a home there, Kings Of Leon are a household name, while Harmony Korine (director of cult film Kids) directed a beer ad featuring Lambchop’s William Tyler at Springwater (the legendary dive where the band cut their teeth).
In other European news, remember how AutoVaughn were selling little chunks of their soul to finance a tour across the pond? Be careful what you wish for. The V-necked popsters will be playing a series of 21 dates in the UK with Cage the Elephant, though according to their website they never quite reached their $35,000 goal. (They're at about 12 Gs.) And, according to their PR guy, their UK dates are already "70% sold out."