James Ferraro tours Europe's theme parks and select Starbucks, plans fall tour with Ariel Pink [News Article]

Swans' live album is out in non-limited edition so blast it like crazy. Get Michael Gira's handmade book too, if you can find it. [News Article]

Chris Forsyth signs to Northern Spy, announces tourdates, an album, a soundtrack to Cocksucker Blues, and French lessons for his two cats [News Article]

Blitzen Trapper announce a summer tour and premiere a video, all for the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, etc. [News Article]

Thee Oh Sees creep and thrash around the world, release a video, and play on Carson Daly's talk show...? [News Article]

Evan Caminiti (1/2 of Barn Owl) to release Night Dust on May 15. He'll teach you how to fight vampires, too. [News Article]

Moonface debuts new video, announces tourdates, streams new album with Siinai, and tells a few ghost stories [News Article]

MV & EE announce tourdates and share a new track from Space Homestead, out this May on Woodsist. This calls for some good ol' fashioned rhymin'! [News Article]

Future Islands tour again, but this time they're riding sea monsters. [News Article]

Broken Water to release Tempest in May via Hardly Art. Did you know that their favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip? [News Article]

Unsound New York: Sun Araw, Actress, Demdike Stare, Laurel Halo, Julia Holter, Peaking Lights are playing. Pop some allergy meds and get out there! [News Article]

BI = Eric Copeland + Jimi Hey. They're releasing a 7-inch on Mexican Summer. They also like blueberry Slurpees. [News Article]

We're 200% sure that 100% Silk just announced a European showcase tour w/ Maria Minerva, Ital, LA Vampires [News Article]

Faun Fables narrowly escape gnome attack, announce spring tourdates despite exhaustion [News Article]

Locrian sign to Relapse, reissue expanded The Clearing, work on new material. Hardcore, man. [News Article]

Kurt Vile rediscovers the magic of AIM and announces more tourdates [News Article]

The Black Twig Pickers pack their bags and hit the road. Other band names they considered: The River Parade Gentlemen, The Lonely Gulch String Band, and The Cider Train Cats. [News Article]

Alexander Tucker (1/2 of Imbogodom) to release Third Mouth on May 15, right after he takes you on a weird adventure [News Article]

El-P doesn't like you, but he IS releasing a new album called Cancer for Cure so that's something [News Article]

Brooklyn Philharmonic announces five Beethoven Remix finalists and shows that classical and electronic really are better together [News Article]