Monday Morning News Fix

  • Watch – The Strokes on SNL: The Strokes made a late night appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The band played two singles from their upcoming LP Angles, “Under Cover of Darkness” and “Life Is Simple in the Moonlight”. We can personally attest to the fact that lead singer Julian did say “fuck it!” on live television. (via AudioPerv)

  • Pitchfork Fest Looks to Be Animal Friendly in 2011: the initial lineup of the 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival has announced to include Animal Collective, TV on the Radio, Fleet Foxes, Cut Copy, The Dismemberment Plan and more. Head to the festival website to find more and to buy tickets HERE.

  • Rolling Stone Readers Pick Top 10 Greatest Cover Songs: Jimi Hendrix “All Along The WatchTower” comes in at #1, see what other locals made the list HERE. (via RS)
  • Arctic Monkeys Roar Back With New Tune: SPIN has the preview of UK Band Arctic Monkeys fantastic new track “Brick By Brick”. There are no specific album details yet,  but they’ve given us this song and video to preview while we wait:

  • Of Montreal – “Black Lion Massacre”: Listen to the new of Montreal track “Black Lion Massacre” from their forthcoming five song EP, thecontrollersphere. Stereogum has the track HERE. You can also enter your email address to download the track for FREE.
  • Art Brut Announces New Album: It’s been produced by Frank Black again and is called Brilliant…Tragic! and comes out on May 23 through Cooking Vinyl. You can download a free copy of their new single “Unprofessional Wrestling” HERE. (via Drowned In Sound)
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