Foo Fighters, Bjork, Arctic Monkeys, Band Of Horses, MGMT, TV On The Radio, Skrillex, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and Foster The People are tapped to play the second year of Lollapalooza in Chile and the inaugural year of Lollapalooza Brazil.

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Black Lips’ new single from this year’s Arabia Mountain features the Lips as a group of corrupt cops.

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What starts off a jam session quickly turns into an epic food fight for The History Of Apple Pie. The London noise rockers are friends of Yuck – no surprise there.

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This Week: Drake is back with superstar guests; Swedish electronic outfit Korallreven’s debut; Pterodactyl is noisy and bright; 31 years of R.E.M.; A synth-phonic release from Tycho.

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Working out issues with you partner can be difficult. Especially if one of you is a werewolf. The psych-rock side project of Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada from Wooden Shjips, Moon Duo just released the Horror Tour EP.

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It’s getting to be that time of year where we look back at 2011’s trends and decide which ones we liked and which we didn’t. One musical trend that can’t be ignored is the saxophone – it showed up everywhere. Lisa Simpson would be thrilled.

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This Week: Lou Reed and Metallica – you decide for yourself; Portland’s Blouse is sugar and synths; Brian Wilson and the few remaining Beach Boys finish an album after 45 years; James Ferraro goes automated; The Soft Moon’s new EP: sinister, intense, dark.

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This Week: Coldplay’s neon spray-painted fifth album; Justice’s return is not completely triumphant; Surfer Blood continues their pop craft on a four-song EP; Deer Tick’s liveliest album yet; Denver foursome Woodsman get loud.

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DKNG Studios, who documented their process for a sweet Black Keys poster, have released another video, this time working on a project for Explosions In The Sky.

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This Week: James Blake brings Enough Thunder; Future Islands’ third album is solid; Bjork is weird and wonderful; Still Corners’ dark lullabies.

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This Week: DJ Shadow pulls from endless sources; Brooklyn’s Exitmusic is dreamy but lacking substance; We Were Promised Jet Packs’ sophomore effort is fun; Zola Jesus just might cross over; Feist is back after four years with Metals.

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This Week: Wilco fans will rejoice; Twin Sister trumps all the buzz; Gem Club’s beautiful tragedy; blog-star Youth Lagoon’s much-awaited debut; Mastodon brings heavy riffs and a sense of loss.

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Announcing their breakup last week, R.E.M. released 15 studio albums in their 31 years together. Here’s a look at the early videos they released in the 80s, on their way to becoming superstars.

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Guess what ELSE came out today in 1991?

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20 years ago today a little band from Seattle called Nirvana debuted their album Nevermind. It did pretty well. Wanna look at the videos?

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