In case you didn't notice how collaborative, organic, grassroots, and collective-y Elephant 6 is, they are planning another holiday surprise tour [News Article]

Q-Tip announces title of fourth LP, but no release date. How typical of that guy! [News Article]

Disappears to reappear with new LP next year, play shows with Sonic Youth's Steve Shelley [News Article]

The Books teach us the three Rs with the announcement of remastered, repackaged reissues of previous albums [News Article]

The Bad Plus announce winter tour despite all of the "bad plus" weather forecasts [News Article]

Wolf Parade plan indefinite hiatus; Spencer Krug plans nine new bands to fill the gap [News Article]

In case you didn't know he was into harmonica, Bradford Cox covers Bob Dylan, Kurt Vile on free Atlas Sound mixtapes [News Article]

eMusic CEO responds to indies leaving, "discusses future of eMusic" (read: totally steers clear of actually discussing the future of eMusic) [News Article]

The Strokes finish new album! For their sakes, I hope it's hypnagogic enough [News Article]

Callooh! Callay! The Decemberists announce 2011 tour [News Article]

Just when you finished saving enough money for his shoes, Panda Bear announces new single in December [News Article]

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]