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

Nirvana bassist runs for public office

Nirvana's former bassist, Krist Novoselic, has announced that he is running for public office to protest Washington state's election methods. - Source

Sonic Youth: 'Radiohead made other musicians look bad'

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon has claimed that Radiohead showed up smaller, poorer bands with the release of 2007's 'In Rainbows', calling their release plan a "marketing ploy". - Source

Flight Of The Conchord series two DVD release date revealed

'Flight Of The Conchords: The Complete Second Season' will be released on DVD on August 3. - Source

New Yo La Tengo - "Periodically Double Or Triple"

Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan and James McNew will likely be at it longer than you'll ever be at it. After 2006's I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass and the equally feisty Fuckbook, which they recently released as Condo Fucks, Yo La Tengo are at least a dozen proper albums into their career via the forthcoming Popular Songs. It was recorded in Hoboken and Nashville with Roger Mountenot at the start of the year. We don't know too much else about it, except that the mellow, organ-lined lead track "Periodically Double Or Triple" is a garage-y song that could have been written in the '60s, if not for the reference to Judge Judy (it opens with a reference to the equally outspoken Proust). Take a listen while you inspect the Popular Songs album art, which features a cassette in need of a revival.
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Flaming Lips, Black Francis for Love And Rockets tribute

The Flaming Lips, Black Francis and The Dandy Warhols are among the acts to contribute tracks to a Love And Rockets tribute album, set to be released digitally on June 28. - Source

Legal Questions Continue to Surround MediaSentry...

The RIAA has mostly retired its legal assault against individual file-swappers, save a few choice suits.  But the dangling case... - Source

Grizzly Bear Are Sort Of Famous Now

The Soundscan numbers are in and they're big. These guys are probably going to be seen riding around in limousines from here on out, tossing money at people through the moon roof. Bet us. - Source