News + Links: Ryan Adams, Feist, Kanye West

Self-described “superfan” Ryan Adams is releasing videos of Vampire Weekend covers. Here’s “Oxford Comma” and “Mansford Roof.”

Ambitious folkie Loney Dear will release his new album, Hall Music, on Polyvinyl on Oct. 4 — the same day as Feist’s long-awaited Metals.

Kanye West and Jay-Z‘s Watch the Throne is due Aug. 8; the hip-hop royalty will play two nights at Staples Center on Oct. 19 and 20.

Junior Boys come to the El Rey (sigh) on Sept. 24.