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UberNews for 11/11

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on November 11, 2009

My Morning Jacket to appear on American Dad, get a glimpse of it on Stewie’s Playground. (SPIN)

Death Cab for Cutie play Twilight mall tour (Stereogum)

Paste counts down the top 10 Food TV Shows of the decade, yum. (Paste)


UberNews for 11/6

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on November 6, 2009

SPIN talks with drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. of The Killers about the band’s new live DVD, a possible cover album and singing in a basement with Tom Jones and Prince Harry. (SPIN)

Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin to host the 2010 Academy Awards.  Fingers crossed that Martin’s band plays…seriously, they’re great. (Paste)

Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy to have a cameo in third Twilight film, think they’ll reunite to do a song for the way-cooler-than-the-film-or-the-story-itself soundtrack too? (Stereogum)

OH SNAP! UberNews for 11/5

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on November 5, 2009

No Doubt sue video game company Activision over Band Hero avatars, specifically Gwen Stefani‘s avatar being manipulated to sing other people’s songs in a male voice. (NME)

SAY IT AIN’T SO!  Flight of the ConchordsJemaine Clement doubtful about a third season. NOOOOOOOOO!!! (Paste)

Julian Casablancas releases SNL Christmas song cover on Myspace, check it out. (Pitchfork)

Norah Jones and Ryan Adams collaborate!  Check it out at NPR!  Thanks SPIN!!!

Paste Magazine talks to Tegan Quin about electronic sounds, Leonard Cohen and video editing…seriously, it’s a killer interview. (Paste)

GET DOWN! UberNews for 11/4

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on November 4, 2009

READ THIS: SPIN interviews New Moon Soundtrack and Gossip Girl music supervisor, Alexandra Patsavas to find out how she determines what the kids will and should be listening to.  Check it!

DOWNLOAD THIS: New Them Crooked Vultures song available for FREE DOWNLOAD!!! (Pitchfork)

Dave Grohl talks Greatest Hits release, calling it “premature” and likens such compilations to an “obituary” (NME)

SPIN: Tegan and Sara sonically assault The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, check it out.

More Tonight Show news, Pixies to play Conan TONIGHT!!! (Pitchfork)

The Beatles to release all 14 classic remasters and mini documentaries on “apple-shaped” USB stick. (NME)


UberNews for 11/3

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on November 3, 2009

Dane Cook gives his list of 10 things to NOT do at a rock show…this is actually pretty accurate. (via SPIN)

Oh, Tuesday: New releases from Foo Fighters (I suppose a “Greatest Hits” record counts as a new release), Say Anything and Julian Casablancas…this marks the end of much anticipation and speculation surrounding yet another Strokes member’s solo effort and thus heralds in a new era of much anticipation and speculation surrounding a new Strokes album.  Also, apparently it’s “concert movie” week with releases from The Killers (live at the Royal Albert Hall), Kings of Leon (Live at the 02 London, England) and Nirvana (live at Reading).  At least none of those films are in 3-D. (Amazon)

New Beck and Charlotte Gainsbourg duet, “Heaven Can Wait”.  Thanks, Stereogum!!!

UberNews for 11/2

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on November 2, 2009

Paste Magazine lists their top 50 albums of the decade (2000-2009), topping the list are Sufjan Stevens, Wilco, Arcade Fire, Radiohead. (Paste)

Grizzly Bear plays Halloween show with The London Symphony Orchestra. (SPIN)

New Liars album on the way, complete with creepy website. (Pitchfork)

More to come…

Super RAD UberNews for 10/30

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on October 30, 2009

Very sad news, Copeland announces break-up after their spring tour. (Alternative Press)

LOOK AT THIS: A cake made to look like Lil Wayne‘s head!!!  Very spoooooky stuff indeed. (Pitchfork)

Continuing with some mildly amusing rock and roll caricature: Blur, David Bowie, and Iggy Pop are set to appear in the forthcoming Lego Rock Band video game.  Check it out here. (NME)

John Mayer wears a hip pack, not a fanny pack. “Full disclosure, I’m wearing a hip pack. Needed a place to keep my magic tricks, my gum, my flashlight and my pen and paper.”  Tweeting an hour later, “Tons of responses claiming my hip pouch is a fanny pack. They’re like night and gay.”  You be the judge. (Twitter)

More to come…

THINK FAST!!! UberNews for 10/29

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on October 29, 2009

The Low Anthem release now stop-motion video for “Charlie Darwin”, check it out here. (SPIN)

Switchfoot posts preview to their forthcoming album Hello Hurricane (

Billy Corgan vs. Swine Flu, the former Pumpkin Smasher hates on H1N1 and questions its origins, thanks Pitchfork! You can read Corgan’s rant in its entirety here. (Pitchfork)

Here’s a Pick-Me-Up for you, NME lists the “Worst Ever Onstage Banter”, enjoy.

Google Music launched today, Stereogum gives a great description and trial run of it.  Check it out here.

Pointless and macabre: Michael Jackson, Elvis Presly, John Lennon make‘s “Dead Rich List”: NME

R.E.M release new 39-Track live album, read Matthew Perpetua’s very thorough review here. (Pitchfork)

LOOK ALIVE!!! UberNews for 10/28

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on October 28, 2009

NME: Julian Casablancas performs, by performs I mean sings and dances (sort of) on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien: NME Video Blog

UberTweet: Buzz Aldrin @therealbuzz “Met Bono @ U2 show last Sunday. Great guy. He called out my name in “I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.” Someday we’ll find Mars.” Twitter

Michael Jackson‘s final film This Is It, premiers worldwide, check it out here

SPIN: The Killers announce concert film Live at the Royal Albert Hall, check it out here

Pitchfork: The Dead Weather release live EP, check it out here

More to come…

CHECK IT: UberNews for 10/27

Posted in UberNews by theuberpop on October 27, 2009

Pitchfork: Ted Leo debuts new song in acoustic set: Pitchfork Video

SPIN: More Oasis drama, frontman Liam Gallagher plans to start new band: NME

Video: Weezer & Lil’ Wayne Collaboration hits the internet via Idolator

SPIN: Dave Grohl/Josh Homme/John Paul Jones project Them Crooked Vultures leak “New Fang” on Myspace

Brian Eno & Daniel Lanois talk with Pitchfork about U2‘s The Unforgettable Fire 25 years later: Pitchfork Interview

Videos:Tegan & Sara, Vampire Weeked, The National and Sondre Lerche teach you guitar via Stereogum: “How To” With Q Videos

More to come…