The Twilight Sad to tour the US this spring in order to raise awareness about US spring tours [News Article]

!!! announce new album, THR!!!ER (which is pronounced "Thr-Chk-Chk-Chk-Er" by those in the know) [News Article]

The Breeders announce 20th anniversary tour for Last Splash so that it can make its last cash [News Article]

Dirty Beaches to release double album in May (just in time for dirty beach-season!) [News Article]

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]