Monday Morning News Fix

  • R.I.P. Thin Lizzy’s Gary Moore: The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room while on holiday in Spain. Moore, 58, was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy. Thin Lizzy manager Adam Parsons told the BBC he was found early on Sunday. (via Brooklyn Vegan)
  • Sasquatch! lineup revealed: Just announced (well, last night actually, at the launch party at Neumos): The 10th anniversary of the Memorial Day Weekend festival will featured Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse, The Decemberists, Wilco, The Flaming Lips, Foo Fighters, Bright Eyes, Iron & Wine, Death From Above 1979, Sleigh Bells, Yeasayer, Beach House, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Local Natives, Matt & Kim, Deerhunter, along with so many others, plus reunions of Guided By Voices and Archers of Loaf. Get the full lineup and pick up your four-day passes HERE.
  • LCD Soundsystem calling it quits: The band made the announcement via a statement on their official website. Their last show will be held at Madison Square Garden on April 2nd. “We’re playing with friends and family for nearly 3 hours-playing stuff we’ve never played before and going out with a bang.” (via HollywoodReporter)

  • Worst Super Bowl Half-Time show ever? Stereogum has a rundown of the Top 5 worst Super Bowl Half-Time performances of all time. How does this year rank? See for yourself HERE. Want to see the 5 Best Super Bowl performances? SPIN has you covered HERE.
  • New New Pornographers video: Comedian/director Tom Scharpling depicts the lurid rise and fall of a super-group in his new video for “Moves.” Ted Leo, whose video for “Bottled in Cork” Scharpling also directed, stars as Kathryn Calder. Julie Klausner plays Neko; Kevin Corrigan, Bejar; and Jon Wurster, Carl Newman. Watch the hilarity here:

  • Who is the Greatest Drummer of All Time? Rolling Stone dares to ask “who is the greatest rock drummer?” Answer for yourself and see the rest of the results HERE.
  • Robyn hits the road with Katy Perry: Swedish dance queen Robyn is hitting the road with Katy Perry, for a string of big-venue dates. Check out the full list of dates HERE. (via Under The Radar)
  • The Strokes’ Under Cover Of Darkness Preview: Dying to hear some new Strokes? Head over to Amazon (HERE) to listen to an exclusive sneak peak at a new track from the next Strokes album. (via Stereogum)
  • Phantogram make TV debut on Fallon: For their first ever television appearance (hard to believe!), the upstate NY duo performed “Mouthful of Diamonds” live with a drummer, not something that they normally do, and with none other than ?uestlove of The Roots. Check out the killer team-up here (but skip ahead to minute 37):

  • Moondoggies Daytotter Session: Two great forces coming together for you to enjoy. Listen to their amazing session HERE.
  • Live on the late night talkshows: Set your DVR for Gang of Four, The Black Keys, Diplo and more! Here are the highlights:

Monday, February 7

Jimmy Fallon: And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead
Carson Daly: Interpol (R)

Tuesday, February 8

David Letterman: Gang of Four
Jay Leno: Merle Haggard

Wednesday, February 9

David Letterman: Elton John & Leon Russell
Jimmy Fallon: Cowboy Junkies
Conan O’Brien: Ray LaMontagne

Thursday, February 10

David Letterman: Bryan Ferry
Carson Daly: Diplo

Friday, February 11

David Letterman: The Dears
Jay Leno: The Black Keys

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