Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Quick News

On Monday, New York City will rename 77th Street between West End Ave. and Riverside Drive, Miles Davis Way.

Lupe Fiasco has been tapped to be the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team's Music Director and will create playlists for the team ahead of next month's World Cup.

Speaking to NME, Pete Doherty has revealed he is working on a secret solo album in Hamburg, Germany. No word as to when it will be released. 

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will release their new album, Hypnotic Eye, in July.

Next month, Pink Floyd will be releasing a box set anniversary edition of their 1994 album, The Division Bell. The box set will include the album remastered, a red 7-inch vinyl replica of the single "Take It Back," a clear 7-inch vinyl replica of "High Hopes," a 12-inch blue vinyl replica of "High Hopes" a with reverse laser etched design, the 2011 Discovery remaster of the album and a Blu-ray disc including the album in HD.

United Nations, the band featuring Geoff Rickley of Thursday and members of Converge, Glassjaw and Pianos Become the Teeth, will release their new album, The Next Four Years in July. Take a look at the album's cover below:

Dinosaur Jr. front man J. Mascis will release his new solo album, Tied to a Star this summer. Tak ea look at the cover below: