Daft Punk Sign On To DJ Hero

The iconic French duo have licensed their likenesses, beats, stage sets, and 11 exclusive mixes to the forthcoming video game. Looking forward to unlocking the robots and having them DJ a bar mitzvah. More at RS. Source

Graham Coxon: "There Will Be More Blur Shows"

Plus, they're not ruling out writing some new material... - Source

Space drummer Andy Parle dies

Former Space drummer Andy Parle has died unexpectedly after collapsing in Liverpool on Saturday night (August 1). - Source

Members of The Verve, Goldfrapp team up for new band

The Verve's Nick McCabe and Simon Jones have launched a new band along with Goldfrapp violinist Davide Rossi. - Source

Pixies Embark on 20th Anniversary Doolittle Tour

Here comes your band. - Source

Coldplay Join The Simpsons

Chris Martin is set to follow in Spinal Tap and Ringo Starr's footsteps and be immortalised with a yellow hue in the cartoonâEUR¦ - Source

Jarvis Cocker/Little Joy @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 7/27/09

Despite not being sold-out -- maybe a little surprising? -- and joking he was "knackered" and grabbng for water after opening with "Angela," Jarvis put all of himself into last night's show at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. There were jumps and dance moves. He even did the worm. (Really.) Opening the night were Little Joy, the band best known as a Strokes side-project, playing without the Stroke in the project. Apparently Fab is off making a record with Nickel Eye and that Phrazes For The Young guy and etc.? Photographer Andrew Youssef kindly files these photos. And on the Jarvis front, here's a cool remix of "You're In My Eyes (Discosong)" by Pilooski. - Source

Manic Street Preachers to play first US shows in ten years

Manic Street Preachers have announced details of their first North American shows in 10 years, kicking off in Seattle on September 21. - Source

The Decemberists announce North American tour

The Decemberists have announced a tour of North America, kicking off at the Newport Folk Festival this Saturday (August 1) - Source

Daft Punk's TRON: LEGACY Soundtrack Will Probably Sound Like This

As reported, the makers of the Tron sequel (now called TRON: LEGACY) tapped robots of Daft Punk to score their forthcoming remake. And as Twilight fans Thom Yorke and Bon Iver reminded us earlier today, it is Comic-Con week, the time where studios preview their sci-fi wares and naturally make lots of indie rock news in the process. (CHECK OUT OUR HOT PICS!!1) URB Mag checked out the TRON: LEGACY space and filmed some video demonstrating the updated design for the Light Cycles (check that pic) in an exhibit playing music that sounds enough like Daft Punk for us to think that yes, we are getting a little preview of Daft Punk's soundtrack right now. Apparently they've recorded 24 new songs for the film, due 2011. Get a start here: Continue reading Daft Punk's TRON: LEGACY Soundtrack Will Probably Sound Like This... - Source