Deerhunter plug microphones into a bunch of guitar pedals to announce Halcyon Digest in most "emotional" manner possible [News Article]

Black Francis to debut Bluefinger musical this fall (no word yet on his Saturday morning cartoon about a superhero named Tony) [News Article]

Portishead to begin work on new album this summer; release date optimistically slated for 2021 [News Article]

Does this really qualify as news? Madlib maybe sorta contributes passively to new Kanye West album, possibly [News Article]

of Montreal announce False Priest release details because Kevin Barnes NEEDS TO KNOW YOU'RE PAYING ATTENTION TO HIM [News Article]

Radiohead's Phil Selway announces solo dates (some with Wilco), is probably delighted to find that he's already famous [News Article]

Google to launch download, subscription-based service, because there's more awesome music out there now than ever before [News Article]

Bear In Heaven to release Beast Rest Forth Mouth double album, win me a Pulitzer? [News Article]

The Walkmen to release new album... on cassette only! Just kidding. That wouldn't be practical, would it? [News Article]

El Guincho to release limited edition EPs (is anyone else starting to suspect that he and Panda Bear are the same person?) [News Article]

The Books tour North America (no room for Ulysses and Moby Dick in the van, though) [News Article]

Menomena to tour the US in support of their recent Stanley Cup Victory, or something else. [News Article]

Ariel Pink to guest on new Avalanches record? Welcome to paradise-dise-dise-dise...! [News Article]

Interpol franchise their name in order to pay for new bassist, drop new LP update [News Article]

Superchunk reveal Majesty Shredding details, then make their kids' lunches, then announce Fallon TV appearance, then weed their vegetable gardens! [News Article]

Pixies time-travel us all back to 1990 so that they can launch a website and announce more Doolittle dates [News Article]

Middle-aged men in Grinderman announce new album and European tour, finally talk openly with their doctors about their erectile dysfunction [News Article]

Superchunk announce fall tourdates! Supernice!!! [News Article]

Achtung! Bono discharged from Munich hospital following surgery; U2 North American dates postponed [News Article]

Joanna Newsom accidentally tours western US after missing that left turn at Albuquerque [News Article]