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Stream “Bad Design,” A New Single From San Francisco’s The Mantles, Which Sounds Like Joe Strummer Moonlighting as the Hungover Frontman For An Early, Drunk Version of Green Day [Gorilla vs. Bear]

Watch New York’s Own Ezra Furman and the Harpoons Cover Daniel Johnston’s “Walking the Cow” – Appearance of [...]

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Garage Punk Jay Reatard’s Entire Band Quits; Jay Responds With “Band quit ! Fuck them ! They are boring rich kids who can’t play for ahit anyways .. Say hello to your ugly and boring wifes opps I mean …” – Jay Joins Billy Corgan As Musicians Most Unwilling To Admit [...]

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Mary Travers, Known For Her Work in Classic Folk Group Peter, Paul, and Mary, Passes Away at 72 [Brooklyn Vegan]

Billy Corgan Announces 44-Track Smashing Pumpkins Album Called Teargarden by Kaleidyscope; I Set Fire to a Copy of Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness In Attempt to Feel Something [Spin]

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Courtney Love Tweets At Her Disgust Of Kurt Cobain Appearing In Guitar Hero 5; Threatens To Sue Activision; Claims “Ever did intend on allowing GUITARHERO for me or for Kurt am NOT oko fucking ONO;” Meanwhile, Yoko Ono’s Name Remains “Yoko Ono” [Spin]

Watch New Air Video For “Sing Sang [...]

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Billy Corgan Debuts New Song and New 19-Year-Old Drummer At Sky Saxon Tribute [Pitchfork]

Groundbreaking Choreographer Merce Cunningham Dies [Brooklyn Vegan]

New Tour, New Album For Islands [The Tripwire]

Okay, Forget That Business About The College Dropout. Kanye West Performs at Foundation Concert, Hopes to Combat High Dropout Rates [Stereogum]

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Because When I Think Modest Mouse, I Think New Orleans Honky Tonk (Stream Modest Mouse’s New Single “Perpetual Motion Machine” To Understand) [Spin]

Stream Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Covering Neutral Milk Hotel’s “Two Headed Boy” [Chocolate Bobka]

Post-Punk Legends Mission of Burma Announce New LP The Sound, The Speed, The Light; [...]

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Jet Blue Announces Concert Series in JFK’s Terminal 5 – Retains Position as Hippest Airline Ever [Brooklyn Vegan]

AEG Set to Lose $85 Million in Cancelling Michael Jackson’s Scheduled Tour [Billboard]

Billy Corgan Yet Again Insults Public; Reaffirms His Own Alternative-ness [Pitchfork]

Surprise Spoon EP Got Nuffin Shows Up on Amazon [...]