WHAT WE’VE LEARNT
The streets outside the pre-hipster Brooklyn loft where The National’s Matt Berninger lived ran with rotten milk from an unlicensed bottling plant . He found a box in the street containing a “headless chicken and a double-ended dildo”.
Britney Spears asked LCD Soundsystem to write a track with her: in the studio, she ate the icing off two cupcakes, drank four Red Bulls and sang a song that was a cross between Liquid Liquid and I Feel Love. She was “never heard from again”.
After Karen O fell off a speaker in Sydney, her band tried to slow things down, earning them the nickname the No No Nos,