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Medical examiner says the 9:30 Club’s Josh Burdette died of suicide. [Post]

The young woman who died after partying at Echostage last weekend may have taken some bad Molly. [Post]

Kennedy Center formally begins the search for a company to take on pre-construction work in preparation for its planned major expansion. [WBJ]

Honor the dead and buy some Sockets Records (RIP) merch from Dischord. [Dischord]

Five things you didn’t know about Kathleen Hanna [Spin]

National Symphony Orchestra to debut a symphony about George Washington‘s life. [AP]

U.S. Royalty spent months in the lab trying to genetically engineer The Ideal Pop Song. Rock ‘n’ roll! [Express]