Sad news to report - "America's Oldest Teenager," Dick Clark passed away on Wednesday at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a massive heart attack. Clark, who hosted American Bandstand ushered in pop music to American living rooms. He was 82.
Interpol's Paul Banks is set to release a solo EP, then a full length record this year. The EP, Julian Plenti Lives... will be released on June 12 and will feature Banks covering J. Dilla, Frank Sinatra and others. A full length is expected later on in 2012.
Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio will release an EP under the name Baio in May. The EP, titled Sunshine will be released on Hot Chip member Joe Goddard's Greco-Roman label.
Bad Brains confirmed last night in Brooklyn that they are working on their new album, Into The Future and will be released more.
Blur have announced details of a massive box set to celebrate their 21 years together and final gig at the Olympic's closing ceremonies. Watch the trailer below for a full recap as to the details of what is in the set: