Today In Music News: Thu Feb 17

Wonderful weirdo Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel will be curating the December installment of All Tomorrow’s Parties, to be held in December in the UK. He will also play some solo dates, including two in Toronto. You make commence squeeing.

I love a good Twitter feud: this one features Danko Jones and Chris Brown fans.

Chaz Bundick (aka Toro y Moi) has opened up to Exclaim about his fantastic new record Underneath The Pine and his feelings about the chillwave genre so many place him in.

“Before the labelling started or even came around, I was already trying to figure out a new sound for the record,” he says of the new LP. “I’ve always wanted to keep changing and moving.”

The excellent but annoyingly-named tUnE-yArDs will release her new album — also annoyingly named — w h o k i l l in April, and tour that month and the next as well.

The Guardian took a look at people who got tattoos of their favourite artists.

The Boss reminds me of everything I loved – and still love – about New Jersey. Bruce obviously became a bit fashionable a few years ago with bands such as Arcade Fire and the Hold Steady citing him as an influence, but the reasons for it are undeniable: unbelievable songwriting, evocative lyrics and an enduring image.

Fucked Up have completed their next album, David Comes To Life, and is tentatively expected to hit shelves in May.

If you’re keeping up with all the Radiohead related news lately, you’ll want to check out this mysterious Japanese message the band recently tweeted.

Photo via. Creative Commons / Flickr user phil dokas


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