Thursday morning music news: Cat Power gets remixed, Lollapalooza gets animated and Pete Seeger gets a little help from his friends

Cat Power, courtesy of matadorrecords.com

The closing ceremony for the Olympics will likely feature the Who, George Michael and Kate Bush.

Travel back in time to those golden days of 1992, when the Lithuanian Olympic basketball team was a bunch of goofy Deadheads.

Post-rock pioneer Jason Noble has died.

Nicolas Jaar remixes a new song by Cat Power.

RFT Music compiles some wonderfully silly and beautiful animated GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012.

Next year, the festival will be heading to Tel Aviv.

Hear a new song by Mumford and Sons.

We don’t make the news, we just report it.

Watch Neil Young and Crazy Horse perform a brand new song at Red Rocks.

RIP Detroit bluesman Johnnie Bassett.

Gibson shells out $300K to get out of the exotic hardwood scandal.

Wild Nothing, who were recently added to the LouFest 2012 lineup, serve up the new song “Paradise.”

Marvin Hamlisch has died at the age of 68. Houston Press picks five underrated film scores.

Headphones are a many splendid thing.

The BBC looks back on the devastating fire at the Sony/PIAS warehouse in London.

Randy Travis is a hell of a singer, but he’s not crooning his way out of this one.

Billboard follows its testosterone and picks “40 Under 40 power players.”

The Fresh & Onlys share a song from their forthcoming album “Long Slow Dance.”

Pete Seeger announces two new albums, featuring pals Emmylou Harris, Tom Morello, Bruce Springsteen and Steve Earle.

In the wake of the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting, the LA Times examines the creepy white-power music scene.

The Guardian continues its excellent coverage of the Pussy Riot trial in Moscow, with closing statement from the band.

The Oxford Online Dictionary gets crunk.

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