Pop Headwound are getting excited for the upcoming Simon Joyner album. Berklee Groove has posted a interview with Helena of Joker’s Daughter. Freelance 4 Fun interviews Greg Kot, author of “Ripped.” The Whip It soundtrack is out later in September and features Tilly and the Wall. The Playlist has the full track-listing. Gothamist speaks to Craig Wedren about the upcoming Shudder To Think Live album. Pretending to Be Japanese has some thoughts on the Worm’s Head video. And finally, if you’re in upstate New York this weekend, 20 Watts has a preview of the Positive Jam featuring the Felice Brothers.