Friday, March 9, 2012

FN News Roundup: March 9, 2012

Happy Friday everyone! Tons of cool and/or weird things went down today - catch up on the latest as you cruise into Beer O'Clock.
  • Guided By Voices apparently just never sleep, ever. Check out the "Keep It In Motion" after the jump below - it's the first single off of Class Clown Spots A UFO, which will be out this June and will be their second new album THIS YEAR. (The Quietus)  
  • Dexys - yes, the newly relaunched version of overall-rocking '80s British poppers Dexys Midnight Runners - are back this year with their first new album in 27 years, One Day I'm Going To Soar. And now you can stream the first cut off said album, "Nowhere Is Home" after the jump as well. So many treats waiting for you down there. (Slicing Up Eyeballs)
  • Bob Mould has signed to Merge Records for us upcoming new album with Jon Wurster (Superchunk / his hilarous Twitter feed) and Jason Narducy (Telekinesis). (Merge)
  • Pearl Jam's 10th album is aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalmost finished. (NME)
  • Jack White also never sleeps - his band The Raconteurs have a live DVD coming out on June 15, and the man is putting on a Third Man Records SXSW showcase with John C. Reilly and others next week. For Your Health. (Pitchfork)
  • Citizens! are releasing their debut album! produced by Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos! (NME)
  • For some reason, Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) isn’t too thrilled about his music being used on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show. (Spinner
  • Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) thinks he’s in the third grade for some reason and wants to show you his really cool toys. (SPIN)
  • Confirmed: Guns N’ Roses still hate each other. (Consequence of Sound)

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