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Today’s Music News: John Berg, designer of ‘Born to Run’ and ‘Blonde on Blonde’ album covers, dies at 83

John Berg, a longtime art director for Columbia Records, has died at age 83. Among his most recognizable designs were Bob Dylan‘s Blonde on Blonde and Greatest Hits album covers, and Bruce Springsteen‘s Born to Run. (Rolling Stone)

Wayne Coyne says that Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips are planning a show where everyone—audience members included—will be completely naked while “milk (well white stuff that looks like milk) is being being spewed everywhere.” No details have yet been announced for this special performance, which will also serve as a video shoot for the song “The Milky Milky Milk.” (Consequence of Sound)

Bobby Brown has announced that next June, he’ll publish a “raw and unvarnished” memoir that will explore “the crazy, exciting, fascinating world of Bobby Brown.” What will the book’s title be? My Prerogative, of course. (Billboard)

20-year-old music tastemaker Pitchfork has been acquired by Condé Nast, the publishing giant that owns magazines like The New YorkerVanity Fair, and Vogue. The acquisition brings “a very passionate audience of millennial males into our roster,” says Condé Nast’s chief digital officer. (New York Times)

Taylor SwiftEd Sheeran, and the Weeknd lead nominations for this year’s American Music Awards. Nominees for Artist of the Year also include Luke BryanAriana GrandeMaroon 5Nicki MinajOne Direction, Sam Smith, and Meghan Trainor. The awards will be presented on Nov. 22 in a ceremony broadcast live on MTV and hosted by Jennifer Lopez. (Rolling Stone)

On Sunday, De La Soul were celebrated with a keynote address and a special concert at Atlanta’s A3C Festival.”We are still students,” said De La Soul’s Dave. “Whether it’s Young Thug or Kendrick Lamar, we learn from all of them.” (Rolling Stone)

T.I. is in hot water after comments suggesting that Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be President because she’s a woman. “Women make rash decisions emotionally,” the rapper said in an interview with DJ Whoo Kid, “and I sure would hate to just set off a nuke.” He later apologized via Twitter. (Billboard)

Deen Castronovo, Journey‘s drummer since 1998, has pleaded guilty to domestic violence charges and sentenced to four years on probation. (Billboard)

In a new episode of Pitchfork’s video series Over/UnderWilco rate random topics including the ’90s (“Every era is underrated, and the idea of decades is overrated”).

Beach House are sharing three songs from their forthcoming album Thank Your Lucky Stars, via an interactive feature on their website: pick your three favorite Beach House songs, and they’ll choose one new song to play for you. (Pitchfork)