Shackleton announces three-track 12-inch Freezing Opening Thawing, a rhythmic tale of one man and his grocery store chicken breast [News Article]

Mastodon aim to assault a different orifice, unveil "palate-crushing" IPA [News Article]

Orphan Fairytale spelunks the rabbit hole, emerges with double LP My Favorite Fairytale [News Article]

Grimes signs to Jay Z's Roc Nation, plays a revelatory game of shadow puppets [News Article]

sunn O))) to release new 12-inch LA REH 012, in case the engines of holiday travel just weren't the same [News Article]

Experimedia, major online experimental music shop, closing down after 2014 [News Article]

PAN preps end-of-year releases from Jar Moff and NHK'Koyxen, rubs it in your face [News Article]

PIXIES® announce holiday layoffs, cut 25% of staff [News Article]

Winamp to be shuttered next month after 15 years of occasional llama abuse [News Article]

Thee Oh Sees ready Singles Collection Volume 3, ask that you please not obsess over their gravity-defying funeral capabilities [News Article]

Thee Silver Mt. Zion consider the mass production of luminous condiments, announce new LP Fuck Off We Get Free We Pour Light On Everything [News Article]

Nurse with Wound releases new LP Chromanatron, a dedication to Sand with assuredly no geological basis [News Article]

Sacred Bones celebrates 100 releases with ritualistic milk-drinking, announce the release of lost LP from The Hunt [News Article]

DJ Rashad, now the only cyborg footwork/juke musician, returns to the road following car crash-related hip injury [News Article]

Hubble (Ben Greenberg of The Men) holds his own against alluring nebulae, releases Hubble Eagle LP [News Article]

The Books' videos released on DVD. But I really wanted to watch that church procession from 1989 on Blu-ray! [News Article]

Secret Boyfriend's had enough of being locked away in the cellar, preps This Is Always Where You've Lived LP on Blackest Ever Black [News Article]

Dum Dum Girls announce new full-length Too True, a self-described really awesome game of laser tag with pop music [News Article]

Bill Orcutt releases 13x7-inch limited edition box set of A History of Every One sessions; you'll never guess how many songs there are! [News Article]

YouTube reminds us that they're still planning a music subscription service; pretty please, won't you pay attention? [News Article]