Surprise! LCD Soundsystem to drop new live album next week via innovative new "Pay What iTunes Wants" model [News Article]

Queens of the Stone Age move reissue release to January 11, just in time for... uh, Groundhog Day? [News Article]

Joy to the world: Joy Division box set coming in time for your consumer-driven, non-denominational holiday gift fest [News Article]

Hope you like the brown acid: Animal Collective announced as curators of ATP UK in May 2011 [News Article]

Weezer reveal Best Coast and Free Energy as openers for "Memories" tour, because Rivers Cuomo is a taste-maker now [News Article]

The Cars are working on a new LP, but they asked me not to make any "this is 'Just What I Needed'" jokes, so... I got nothing [News Article]

Flaming Lips to play The Soft Bulletin at New Years Eve show (and by "play" I mean "trigger with a bunch of buttons") [News Article]

Joanna Newsom to NOT appear on The Simpsons; in related news, your mother wants to know when YOU are going to appear on The Simpsons [News Article]

Thom Yorke releases silent song; click here to find out why this is in no way pretentious! [News Article]

"Drone Marathon" happening in Brooklyn this weekend with Tony Conrad, Phill Niblock, Sarah Lipstate [News Article]

Tom Waits releases 78 rpm record... and a record player to play it on... and a Frank Lloyd Wright house to listen to it in! (okay, just the first two things) [News Article]

The Sword's drummer departs amicably, forcing cancellation of tourdates and marking the first time a metal band has ever used the word "amicable." [News Article]

Glee beats Beatles' US singles chart record; only six more signs of the apocalypse to go! [News Article]

Tapes 'n Tapes to release new album Outside in January; dude, their MySpace is BLOWING UP! [News Article]

Sons, lock up your dads: Wilco to start work on new album this month! [News Article]

Help pay off Steve Albini's studio mortgage! [News Article]

Weezer reveal Pinkerton reissue details, even though most of us are too annoyed with Rivers to even finish reading this headline [News Article]

Animal Collective design sneakers (meh...), offer cassette featuring previously unreleased music with preorders (yaaaaaaaay!!!!) [News Article]

David Bowie Rare and Unseen DVD coming this fall (surprisingly, "rare and unseen" does not mean explicit) [News Article]

Take THAT, Space Coyote! Flaming Lips to release limited-edition photo book series [News Article]