Jan 22, 2010

Simon Cowell has chosen R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" for his charity single scheduled to be released later this month in order to raise funds for Disasters Emergency Committee. Rumored artists to be involved in the cover version include Paul McCartney, Coldplay, Take That, and Robbie Williams. More

Jan 22, 2010

Oxfam has put up unique music memorabilia on the auction block to raise money for Haiti, including a song written just for you by Gorillaz's and Blur's Damon Albarn. More

Jan 22, 2010

Jenny Lewis and friends are scheduled to perform Song Circle for Haiti, a benefit show for earthquake victims. Tickets are available now. More

Jan 22, 2010

Radiohead will appear this Sunday at Los Angeles' Music Box at the Fonda Theatre in an effort to raise funds for earthquake victims in Haiti. Tickets are available by auction now. More

Jan 21, 2010

It's official. After a week of rallies and fans praying for a miracle...it just isn't happening. Conan O'Brien is officially leaving the Tonight Show and his last show will be this Friday, as expected. His last show will feature Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell, and Neil Young. More

Jan 21, 2010

Canada's much-loved ("don't call us a supergroup") octet The New Pornographers, are back with their fifth LP on May 4th. The Matablog broke the big news today about the power-pop band's new release, appropriately titled Together. More

Jan 20, 2010

Despite an outpouring of support from fans, and Monday's rallies in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles, things look bleak for Conan O'Brien's future at the Tonight Show.The only silver lining—if one can call it that—is this increasingly twisted dustup has resulted in strong comedy, and perversely, strong ratings for the nearly ousted host.  Newest supporters include Quentin Tarantino, David Letterman, and...the Chinese. More

Jan 20, 2010

British singer/songwriter Laura Marling has just announced sophomore album, I Speak Because I Can, out April 6th on Astralwerks. She will also embark on a brief North American tour. More

Jan 20, 2010

The recovery of Haiti after last week's devastating earthquake continues. Adding their support to the efforts is British band Mogwai who are auctioning off a piano to benefit Doctors Without Borders. More