Monday Morning News Fix

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails at Sasquatch! in 2009
photo by Kyle Johnson

  • Trent Reznor wins Oscar for The Social Network: Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has won his first Academy Award. Reznor and long-time collaborator Atticus Ross won the Oscar for Best Original Score for The Social Network, the duo’s first project as film composers. (via Rolling Stone)
  • R.I.P Excepter’s Clare Amory: We are sad to announce that Clare Amory of the experimental group Excepter passed away yesterday at the age of 35, following a long and brave fight with cancer. Our thoughts go out to her relatives, her life partner and bandmate Nathan Corbin, and the extended Excepter family. Bandmember Jon Nicholson posted a statement, which you can read in its entirety HERE. (via Altered Zones)

  • SPIN’s 35 Must-Hear Acts at SXSW: SPIN has compiled their small list of must-see bands set to perform at SXSW in Austin this March. With literally thousands of choices, it must have been tough to come up with just 35. See what local bands made the list! (via SPIN)
  • Lykke Li performs “I Follow Rivers”: From inside a creepy shop of horrors in East London (via TLOBF)

  • TV On The Radio reveal new artwork/song: (via Filter)

and here’s their new song “Will Do”:

  • Stereogum’s 8 Best Videos of the Week: There are some interesting videos featured this week, this single take video from The Wombats was particularly fun. (via Stereogum)

  • Live on the late night talk shows: Set your DVR for KEXP favorites Michael Franti, Lykke Li, Fitz & the Tantrums, Glasser, and more! Here are the highlights:

    Monday, February 28

    Jay Leno: Michael Franti
    Jimmy Fallon: Glasser
    Conan O’Brien: Fitz & the Tantrums

    Tuesday, March 1

    Jay Leno: Cake
    Tavis Smiley: Smokey Robinson

    Wednesday, March 2

    Jimmy Fallon: Motorhead
    Carson Daly: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
    Conan O’Brien: Mavis Staples

    Thursday, March 3

    Jimmy Kimmel: Michael Franti
    Jimmy Fallon: Lykke Li
    Carson Daly: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

    Friday, March 4

    Jimmy Fallon: Lupe Fiasco
    Carson Daly: Death

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