John Squire's Stone Roses reunion 'Statement' to be auctioned

Former Stone Roses guitarist John Squire is set to auction off a piece of artwork he created to send the message that he is not interested in reforming the legendary Manchester band. - Source

Sonic Youth Are Getting Signature Fenders

Guitars, not car parts. Dummy. - Source

Ballet to feature music by Arcade Fire, Spoon

Renowned dance troupes have choreographed original works to the music of Arcade Fire, Spoon and The Rosebuds, among other Merge Records artists, which they will perform at a one-off event next month. - Source

New Order Men Form New Band

Bernard Sumner and Steve Morris launch new project... - Source

Lemonheads Singer Evan Dando Sues GM for Copyright Infringement

We're waiting for the Ferrara Pan candy company to file a countersuit. - Source

New Basement Jaxx Video - "Raindrops"

As we mentioned a ways back, "Raindrops" is a triumphant (and awesomely campy) return for Basement Jaxx. On the psychedelic anthem's forthcoming home Scars we're told to expect guest vocals from Grace Jones, Yoko Ono, Yo! Majesty, Lightspeed Champion, Cyndi Lauper, Santigold, and etc., but the track features Felix Buxton ably holding down the mic. The kaleidoscopic video doesn't include any visual Buxton, but does make room for an array of body paint, masks, arty crotch shots, and over-the-top choreography. It's pushing a Flaming Creatures/Pink Narcissus vibe, and might be NSFW, but in a modern dance kind of way.Continue reading New Basement Jaxx Video - "Raindrops"... - Source

The Live Nation Fees That Never Went Away...

Live Nation is now expanding its no-fee promotional program, based on a huge sales spike last Wednesday. - Source

Pandora iPhone App Gets Concert Listings...

The highly-successful Pandora iPhone app now has a concert companion, thanks to a deal with SonicLiving.- Source

Johnny Marr reveals secret of Smiths' success - video

Johnny Marr, former guitarist with The Smiths, has revealed why he thinks the Manchester legends were so successful. - Source

Yo La Tengo Lets Loose Single From Upcoming Album

The album's scheduled for release the same time as the new Diddy record. Prime fodder for media-hyped beef, if you ask us. - Source