Time once more for Sumosonic Spotlight, the weekly series in which we shed a little more insight onto the breaking bands we bring you as part of Sumosonic.

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One of the longest-lasting partnerships in rock seems to be dissolving like so much Wicked Witch of the West this morning, as Steven Tyler, the skeletal lead singer of Boston hard-rock outfit Aerosmith, has apparently left the band.

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It’s music release time, where I take a trip down to the local record store and give you the skinny on what albums are dropping this week so you can be an educated consumer about it.

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Trey Songz cracks me the hell up – he seems like he’s ready to snatch the crown of “weird dude who sings about doing it all the time” right off of R. Kelly’s head.

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Stay classy, Sharon. Your husband looks like a basset hound who had a stroke into a puddle of eyeliner and can barely make a coherent sentence and your two kids are attention-hungry (and food-hungry) no-talent fatasses.

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Every now and then, we see a boy and a girl team up for a band that destroys everything in their way, such as the constantly touring Crystal Castles, the almost forgotten Bitchee Bitchee YaYaYa or the early duets of Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan.

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In an era of flash-in-the-pan bands and manufactured one-note popsters, it’s rare to find a band that works its way up from nothing to grow and evolve into a major success.

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Yes, I laughed at that Weezer video with all of the played-out Internet memes in it. That was a pretty good one, Rivers. But you know what, dude? It’s kind of getting old, the whole “arch ironic lover of garbage” thing.

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Ramona Falls is the side project of Brent Knopf, who also plays in Portland indie mainstays Menomena, and here he’s joined by a host of guests for a dark yet hummable journey into the depths of the human soul.

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I’m not even kidding. Apparently Lady Gaga’s retarded outfit at the ACE Awards last night was so ridiculous that it caused a photographer who was taking shots from up on a ladder (all the better to look down Jennifer Love Hewitt’s top, amirite?) to pass out.

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Did you notice that a new batch of videos went up in Sumosonic, Heavy.com’s incredible showcase for the latest music from the coolest bands? You sure as hell noticed now.

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