EMI and Universal announce layoffs. I don't know about you guys, but I'm starting to suspect that the music industry is maybe in a little trouble. [News Article]

Local Natives to release new album and tour in January, to the guffaws of Mayans everywhere [News Article]

John Cale, contemporary adult, announces West Coast tourdates with Cass McCombs in support of adult contemporary music [News Article]

Morrissey postpones US tourdates (Fans are hereby <i>not</i> advised to try to cheer up listening to Morrissey) [News Article]

Califone reissue <i>Sometimes Good Weather Follows Bad People</i> on vinyl (darn, I was hoping they'd release it on Spotify) [News Article]

Superdrag's <i>Regretfully Yours</i> gets vinyl reissue. Now your former angsty-teen self and your current hipster-with-money self can <i>both</i> be happy! [News Article]

Stephen Malkmus to play Can's <em>Ege Bamyasi</em> front-to-back at German fest (Big deal, Steve; I play that record front-to-back in my car all the time) [News Article]

Future of the Left announce fall US tour, and Jack Black is probably all like "hells yeah, broseph" [News Article]

Pussy Riot's appeal successfully frees one member, making it seem just a little more confusing as to why the other two are still in jail [News Article]

Mike Love says he definitely did not fire anyone named Brian Milson from The Beach Boys, so, case closed [News Article]

Death Grips cancel their already-released new album so they can go on world tour [News Article]

Sufjan Stevens unveils new Christmas box set, symbolically casting aside Jesus in favor of materialism [News Article]

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett working on an album of jazz duets! Nutty, cuckoo, super jazz duets! [News Article]

Artist-friendly Myspace II coming soon to make you re-think the way Google Plus made you re-imagine Facebook as a Myspace reboot! [News Article]

Brian Eno announces new solo album LUX. I hope nothing on it SUX. [News Article]

The Mountain Goats announce another Satan-fueled, cloven-hoofed leg of fall tourdates [News Article]

Provocative new John Fahey doc to be screened provocatively at Raindance Film Fest in hopes of provoking you into liking John Fahey a little more [News Article]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra teams with known, immortal record label Jagjaguwar for hilarious buddy comedy, shares new single and some tourdates [News Article]

Faust to tour the West Coast this October, tons of yellow jokes to ensue [News Article]

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart cover Magnetic Fields, East River Pipe for new single, tour Europe, still refuse to change band name [News Article]