Today In Music News: Mon Sept 27

You can now pre-order — way in advance of the March 2011 launch — the new Animal Collective shoe from Keep. All profits from the shoe go to the Socorro Island Conservation Fund, and pre-orders will ship with a cassette of unreleased Animal Collective tracks.

After a few fake leaks and lots of viral-related intrigue, Daft Punk’s highly anticipated Tron Soundtrack has a release date and pre-order information on their official soundtrack web page!

Said The Whale are heading out on a High School Busking Tour to support Musicounts.

According to MTV News, Drake has been spending a lot of time in Miami, and might even ditch Toronto. Gasp! Now who will we see getting in and out of limos?

Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill has admitted that he ad-libbed the entirety of his lyrics on their new record Come Around Sundown:

“I didn’t write lyrics,” he explained. “I went in and ad-libbed, I free-floated everything. The closer it got to the end, I felt like, ‘Man, you didn’t do your job.'”

City and Colour are releasing a single that will appear on an upcoming compilation to benefit people affected by the BP oil spill.

Duo Ghost Bees have changed their name to Tasseomancy, and will release a new single produced by Timber Timbre.


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