* Also profiled in the World Cafe Next 20 series was Nashvillian Daniel James of Canon Blue, who "eschews his Nashville upbringing in favor of stirring chamber-pop swells and airy gracefulness." Canon Blue's songs "Indian Summer (Des Moines)" and "Chicago (Chicago)" from the album Rumspringa hit the airwaves.
* I'm sure you're all well aware of The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams by now. It's that tribute record (released Oct. 4) featuring long-lost lyrics by Williams and performances by Nashvillian and Nashville-related artists including Jack White, Holly Williams, Merle Haggard, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell, Patty Loveless, Levon Helm and more. It was also co-released by Bob Dylan and Nashville's own Country Music Hall of Fame. The point? Well, this isn't all that fresh, but if you still haven't picked up, downloaded or somehow swindled Notebooks yet, you can preview Jack White doing "You Know That I Know" via Rolling Stone and Bob Dylan doing "The Love That Faded" via NPR.
And in other Monday bits and pieces from around the Web: Those Darlins were deemed worthy of a "Rock star style" list by Chicago Shopping. Mercy Lounge says they'll be giving away tickets to Chromeo's Oct. 25 show at Cannery Ballroom, and Grimey's says they'll be giving away tickets to The Felice Brothers' show tomorrow night at The Basement.