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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully¬†minimalist¬†music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus ¬£20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Monday News Mash-Up

Time for a reunion we can all get behind: Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch. Jarmusch and Pop are working on a documentary of Pop’s career but any promise of a quick turn-around has been quashed by Jarmusch, who merely dropped the project in passing to Pitchfork, calling it a “long-term documentary project.”

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Monday News Mash-Up

Our thoughts and condolences go out to members and friends of You Say Party! We Say Die! as they lost a dear loved one on Friday night. During their show in Vancouver, drummer Devon Clifford suffered a brain hemorrhage and was rushed to the hospital, but despite emergency surgery Clifford passed the next day. YSPWSDRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Agh! Pop music collides! Rivers Cuomo of Weezer reportedly is working with Katy Perry on writing/recording for her new album. Not enough Eels to sate you? I guess they liked the feeling of releasing a new album in June after four years hiatus. Now they’re going to be releasing their eighth studio album, End Times,Read more…

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