Win a date with Marnie Stern! (It's on the day her new album comes out, so you'll have something to talk about) [News Article]

Clinic's Free Reign to be repackaged with alternate Daniel Lopatin mixes as... drumroll... Free Reign II [News Article]

Vote for Lil B to perform at the 2013 Grammys, or enjoy your decision to not watch the 2013 Grammys [News Article]

The Beatles' "Love Me Do" officially enters public domain under current European copyright law. In related news, Europe in the middle of revising its copyright law [News Article]

The Men announce new album, call it New Moon, offer new track, unveil new tourdates, generate new press coverage [News Article]

The Knife try to announce live shows, but no one can tell quite what they're saying behind those damn bird masks [News Article]

The Flaming Lips sharing tourdates with The Black Keys; why that's hotter than a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos with Lime!® [News Article]

Jay-Z reportedly at work on The Great Gatsby film score; millions of high schoolers reconsider reading the novel before returning to their touch screens [News Article]

SoundCloud "Next" upgrade leaves Beta behind, giving us something to write December music news about! [News Article]

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce new album just in time for Australian Christmas! (which happens in February) [News Article]

Was Andrew W.K. just named a Cultural Ambassador to the Middle East by the U.S. State Department, or am I really high on Pine-sol? (Update: I am really high on Pine-sol) [News Article]

Pissed Jeans announce new album, new track, astronomic dry cleaning bill [News Article]

The Flaming Lips to host upcoming McSweeney's radio special after Dave Eggers declares radio to be a much funnier industry than publishing [News Article]

The Flaming Lips get together with some new fwends to remake an entire King Crimson record. Okay, but what are they going to do after that? [News Article]

Morrissey's hair announces rescheduled US tourdates with Morrissey [News Article]

Cat Power postpones European tour [News Article]

Animal Collective announce NYC make-up shows, remind us about "Applesauce" 10-inch [News Article]