New Def Jam Prez:
Jay-Z is out, and longtime Warner Music exec Joie Manda is in.
Via Daily Swarm…
New Music From Spiritualized:
Check out a gorgeous new tune from Spiritualized – performed live in BBC 6 studios. Video after the jump.
Listen to The Boss!
NPR is streaming Bruce Spingsteen’s keynote speech from SXSW. Listen after the jump.
Ex QOTSA Bassist is in serious trouble:
Nick Olivieri always looked a bad mother… the proof is in the criminal record. He has pled not guilty, but is up against a list of charges, including domestic battery, resisting police, possession of methamphetamines, and more… Nick could face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty. Yikes!
Bob Marley doc gets a release date:
Any guesses? Yep – April 20th. 4/20. Hippies… Here’s the trailer:
Flaming Lips Musical Coming in 2012:
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots will debut at the La Jolla Playhouse in California later this year. It is about a young Japanese artist’s journey into a robot world where she has to overcome something… probably evil?
New Hot Chip Video:
The song is called Flutes, and the video will make you dizzy.
New Orbital Music:
The song is called New France (isn’t that Canada?) and features a beer-drinking lion.