Facebook salutes Friendster in new music-creation game, Songster. JK! It has nothing to do with Friendster. (What's that?) [News Article]

Antony Hegarty curates London's magical Meltdown Festival and intends to create paradise [News Article]

The Flaming Lips' possibly depressing, possibly transcendent Yoshimi musical debuts this winter [News Article]

Bob Mould and Merge Records, now making beautiful music together [News Article]

Fat Possum signs UK sibling duo 2:54; band preps detailed and itemized tour itinerary [News Article]

White Fence readies double album, preps for insanely long spring tour with Ty Segall [News Article]

Woodsist Fest announces initial lineup for two days of festival magic on the Left Coast [News Article]

Soundway releases first album of modern jams by amazing Angolan dance artist Batida [News Article]

Metric continue being Canadian and overachieving by announcing new album Synthetica [News Article]

Louisville's Forecastle Fest celebrates 10 years with Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Neko Case, Sleigh Bells, and BOATS [News Article]

Desolation Wilderness' Nicholas Zwart launches Kickstarter for film about the future, friends, and FUN [News Article]

The Clean to tour America with Times New Viking; tally ho! [News Article]

Crocodiles release Endless Flowers on Frenchkiss, freeze asses off on spring tour [News Article]

White Hills, those spacescuzz savants, get down and dirty on new album and tour [News Article]

Dean Blunt of Hype Williams leaks goth R&B LP The Narcissist II [News Article]

Lou Barlow answers the question "to rock or not to rock" with rad new reissue of Weed Forestin' [News Article]

The Jesus and Mary Chain gettin' the old gang together to play select dates in the US of A [News Article]

Gorillaz, James Murphy, and Andre 3000 team up on new track to celebrate their pure altruistic love for Converse [News Article]

oOoOO releasing new EP Our Loving Is Hurting Us on Tri Angle in April; oOoOOh snap! [News Article]

Mute gets electronic-ier with launch of new Liberation Technologies label and first release by King Felix a.k.a. Laurel Halo [News Article]