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September 26, 2013 By:

Crappy Gimmicks: “The X Factor” has officially jumped the shark. (Rolling Stone)

Late-Night: Thom Yorke and Flea went on “The Daily Show” to promote Atoms for Peace. (Consequence of Sound)

TV Stuff: Ke$ha’s “My Crazy Beautiful Life” is coming back for a second season, complete with twerking. (MTV)

Soundtracks: The tracklist for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is out and all your favorite artists are on it. (Pitchfork)

Debut: Beck performed a new song backed by a choir in Barstow, California on Tuesday. (SPIN)

More Debuts: Sky Ferreira played her new song, “Heavy Metal Heart,” at FreeFest. Everybody’s talking about it. (Stereogum)

Reunion: Getting Pink Floyd back together? Sure, why not? (NME)

Fashion: David Bowie might just be the new face of Louis Vuitton. (NME)

New Music: ScHoolboy Q’s new song “Banger (MOSH PIT)” is out. (Rap-Up)