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Thursday morning music news: Spotify pulls the plug (or nearly), Spin downsizes and Tom Ardolino and Bob Weston pass on

Thursday morning music news: Spotify pulls the plug (or nearly), Spin downsizes and Tom Ardolino and Bob Weston pass on facebook.com/SharonVanEttenMusic / Allison Kaye
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Kickstarter generated a cool $20 million for music projects this year.

Mashable reports on Spin's whacky new Twitter album review project.

Revolver says these are the "most metal" books of the year.

Watch Jerry Garcia and Mick Jagger wait around for a helicopter in 1969.

It's 2012 and Charlie Watts really wants the Stones to tour.

Tom Ardolino, NRBQ's terrific drummer, has died.

NPR reviews the late Gil Scott-Heron's memoir "The Last Holiday."

The not-even-close-to-late Mitch Ryder has his own memoir out.

Pop & Hiss chats with Wilco's Glenn Kotche. And did you see that green room video of the band + Nick Lowe + Mavis Staples rehearsing "The Weight"? Wonderful.

The Wire gets so much great stuff in its mailbox.

The Spotify free-music-all-the-time party is over.

Did Dierks Bentley rip off Jason Isbell? Kinda sounds like it.

Indie rock + webcomics = "The Chairs."

NPR is streaming new releases by Laura Gibson, Kathleen Edwards, Howler and the Little Willies.

Relive the nightmare of being a DJ in the '50s.

The Coachella lineup is out. Not bad, but it would have been better with Black Sabbath. RFT Music gives you tips on making your own Coachella in St. Louis.

More seriously, Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with lymphoma.

Leonard Cohen shares another song from his forthcoming album.

The Guardian goes on a rather arduous journey: Finding the perfect wedding first-dance song.

Justin Townes Earle's new album will be called "Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now." Download the title track.

Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Weston has died at the age of 64.

Is R.E.M. the go-to band when you can't think of a book title? Maybe.

A Norwegian disco-dub remix of Roxy Music? Pitchfork shares.

Let's say you've got a cross-country trip planned (yeah, it's January; bear with me) and you want to do some record shopping. Matablog has the tour for you.

Jay-Z and Beyoncé had a baby and Jay-Z wrote a song about it. They weren't the first.

Justin Vernon starts his own label.

Listen to the Cure cover David Bowie's "Young Americans."

The Dean's List for 2011 is out. Read Mr. Christgau's essay on the whole shebang.

Next time you go to the symphony, make sure that iPhone is off.

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