Dum Dum Girls have an EP coming out called End of Daze, and they're touring, and they like cherry-banana-fruit-punch-flavored candy [News Article]

The Dismemberment Plan schedule two reunion shows, better snag tix ASAP if you wanna go [News Article]

Maria Minerva to release Will Happiness Find Me? via Not Not Fun, collaborates with LA Vampires, tours; number of exclamation points in this article? 23! [News Article]

Talk Normal announce new album Sunshine and new label Joyful Noise (in Chris Tucker voice) [News Article]

Fang Island streaming new album Major on Lars Gotrich's NPR, tour US [News Article]

Swans announce tons of North American and European tourdates, and we're counting down the days until The Seer comes out on August 28 [News Article]

Drag City to release new and old albums on cassette. Will CDs ever be this cool? And does anyone else feel like drinking vodka? [News Article]

Stars to release sixth album The North and meander down memory lane [News Article]

James Blake announces a new release!!!!!! As Harmonimix!!!!! [News Article]

The Fresh & Onlys are releasing an album and touring, and I'm jazzed, psyched, stoked, pumped, etc. [News Article]

David Byrne and St. Vincent to release Love This Giant in September; can someone tell me what's with the album cover? [News Article]

Bailterspace releasing their first album in 13 years on Fire Records. Hmm, has the 90s nostalgia kicked in yet? [News Article]

MFNW announces 150-band lineup and makes acronyms more mysterious than ever [News Article]

Japandroids - Celebration Rock [Music Review]

The Walkmen announce a US tour (did you know they played on an episode of The O.C. in 2004?) [News Article]

Raleigh Moncrief goes on tour, premieres a single, teaches you a thing or two or three about North Carolina [News Article]

Foxygen sign to Jagjaguwar and they're releasing an EP this summer; badgers and weasels are jealous [News Article]

Nautical Almanac tour this summer, take things to the next level with sailor hats [News Article]

The Flaming Lips play eight shows in one day??!!!!??!!!! What a buncha weirdos!!!!!!!! [News Article]

Konx-om-Pax to release an album on Planet Mu, and if you look through a telescope, you might be able to see him ice-skating on the rings of Saturn. [News Article]