Marnie Stern plans hella — I mean a lot of — new shows after playing briefly with The Flaming Lips [News Article]

The Raincoats self-reissue Odyshape in September, adding another LP to this year's list of best reissues [News Article]

Isaac Brock realized he wasn't doing anything this summer, agreed to compose score for film Queens of Country [News Article]

Dum Dum Girls are done getting high, now just falling asleep: Only in Dreams out in September, world tour to follow [News Article]

Zola Jesus releases details on new album for Sacred Bones, continues to convert Xiu Xiu fans jaded by Jamie Stewart [News Article]

Dent May prepares for "Fun" 7-inch, tour with Real Estate, and questions about what happened to His Magnificent Ukulele [News Article]

Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear announces solo album as Cant, books a tour in the distant fall, continues to scout Brooklyn bars for talent [News Article]

NOFX to release an EP of hardcore covers and an EP that's "pretty fucking terrible" [News Article]

Eleanor Friedberger releases video single on some music site, announces tour apart from The Fiery Furnaces [News Article]

Seefeel cancels June tour; will we ever see them on this side of the ocean? [News Article]

Daily dose of schadenfreude: guess how much money iTunes costs Apple per year? [News Article]

To make Just Gimme Indie Rock! documentary, just gimme money! Epic film project asks for fan funding via Kickstarter [News Article]

Jacuzzi Boys get out of the water long enough to announce a sophomore full-length, then jump in the pool to cool off [News Article]

The Jayhawks announce release date for new album — yes, with new material! And yes, as The Jayhawks! [News Article]

Merge plans to reissue all four Archers of Loaf studio albums, starting with Icky Mettle in August [News Article]

MusicfestNW announces five-day lineup, including Archers of Loaf, Sebadoh, and Olivia Tremor Control [News Article]

Smith Westerns (really hyped band of this year) + Yeasayer (really hyped band of last year) = really hyped tour [News Article]

Delicate Steve play 'Our Concert Could Be Your Life,' tour, suffer constant "Oh, that new guy?" onslaught [News Article]

Jad Fair tours Europe as Half Japanese, then a solo fraction of Half Japanese; releases personal 'best of' set on Fire Records [News Article]

We may feel safe now, but The Rapture is still coming... out with a new album in September [News Article]