Thursday morning music news: Mobb Deep regroups, Pacino does Spector and Cecil Womack and Reg Presley pass on
Some rumors do pan out: Mobb Deep reunites.
And that MBV album is officially no longer a rumor. The Guardian UK reviews.
Wayne Coyne has your bloody (and chocolate) valentine right here.
George Clinton is not happy with Detroit rip-off artists.
Unsigned indie duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Marianne Faithfull chats with Quietus about her 13 favorite albums.
According to Will Sheff of Okkervil River this is the greatest rock movie ever filmed.
Reg Presley of the Troggs has died.
Slate looks back at the Beatles’ recording session for their debut album.
The New York Times takes a good, literal look at Mozart.
Bummer. One of my go-to blogs is shutting down. The Stool Pigeon is flying the coop.
Sasquatch! lineup is out.
Robyn Hitchcock and Stereogum have a sit-down.
Noisy gathers up the very best of the very worst Kickstarter band campaigns.
RIP R&B great Cecil Womack.
The best. live. albums. ever. Or not, but at least there’s 40 of ‘em.
Spin reports on the return of Fall Out Boy.
The New York Times teases out My Morning Jacket’s Jim James’ love for N.W.A. and other stuff.
NPR chats with Douglas Brinkley about the publishing of Woody Guthrie’s sole — and previously-unknown — novel, “House of Earth.”
HBO teases its forthcoming Phil Spector biopic. Spoiler: Al Pacino wears some excellent wigs. Watch.