Thursday Morning Music News: Ben and Zooey break up, Rodrigo y Gabriela push on and Lou and Lars talk ‘Lulu’

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The first list of SXSW 2012 bands is out.

Tumblr once again saves the Internets: Kanye’d by the Bell.

The Antlers release a new EP of remixes and stuff.

Google TV is chock full of music apps.

If you’re on the East Coast in December, be sure to catch a Devo concert.

Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel split. MTV puts together a playlist.

Rodrigo y Gabriela are calling their new album “Area 52,” and it’s due out January 24.

Springfield, Mo. band Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin is playing at the Firebird on Friday (KDHX welcomes the show, in fact). Hear the band’s recent Daytrotter Session here.

Isn’t it about time Mumford and Sons released some new music? Yes, and this video from a Philly radio station is a pretty sweet teaser.

The Cure is releasing a double live album.

The sun will rise in the east, the winter will be cold and there will be a posthumous Amy Winehouse album.

What are Amanda Palmer, Moby and Stephin Merritt doing together? Covering a song from Rocky Horror, of course.

Built to Spill are working on a new album, due out next year.

Watch Florence + the Machine perform a new song on Jools Holland.

Hear a new song by Field Music. The band’s new album, “Plumb” is due out February 2012.

How awesome is Wild Flag? Awesome enough to cover “Judy Is a Punk” and “See No Evil” — back to back.

In a rare show of generosity, the FBI has classified the Juggalos as a gang.

Mike Mills says don’t hold your breath for a Michael Stipe solo album.

That Spectacular Singing Songbook tour went so well that Elvis is turning it into a box set.

Jakob Dylan is getting the Wallflowers back together.

Lou Reed and Lars Ulrich attempt to explain “Lulu.”

How pissed off can Metallica fans in India get? This pissed off.

Pitchfork reports on a free Carpark holiday album featuring Dan Deacon, Toro Y Moi and Memory Tapes.

Merlefest announces initial lineup for the beloved spring festival.

Flavorwire lists rock ‘n’ roll muses made good.

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