Vampire Weekend appropriate concept of touring from West Africa [News Article]

You Say Party! We Say Die! change name after member's death [News Article]

Azure Ray reunite and announce new album, Drawing Down the Moon [News Article]

Yeasayer say "yea" to touring and bad puns [News Article]

Islands announce summer tour; Nick Thorburn can't promise he won't change his name again [News Article]

Another day, another festival lineup: Portland's MusicfestNW features The Decemberists, The National, Okkervil River [News Article]

Remember Deerhoof? Well, they're touring this summer! (And recording a new album!) [News Article]

Trail of Dead sign with Superball Music and begin work on new album [News Article]

Wavves announces details for King of the Beach, promises to stay off Kool-Aid [News Article]

Juan MacLean gets his "DJ KiCKs" on the road [News Article]

Ra Ra Riot announce new album, The Orchard; it's expected to be so poppy and sweet you will hurl [News Article]

Kathryn Calder of The New Pornographers is tired of being in Neko Case's shadow, announces debut solo album [News Article]

Pandora makes your music public; time to think twice before listening to Justin Bieber [News Article]

Jens Lekman announces European tourdates [News Article]

Pinback announce special "Rob and Zach Show" tour [News Article]

Phosphorescent announces summer tour to last until the end of time [News Article]

Wilco add The Books, Sir Richard Bishop, Vetiver, and more to Solid Sound lineup [News Article]

A Place to Bury Strangers announce West Coast tour, enjoy beefy-flavored road snacks [News Article]

Kele Okereke of Bloc Party announces new album, The Boxer, and first US solo tour [News Article]

Line-up revealed for the 51st Newport Folk Festival [News Article]