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Thursday morning music news: SXSW 2012 wraps us, fake Bono pwns blogger and Cyndi Lauper gets real

Thursday morning music news: SXSW 2012 wraps us, fake Bono pwns blogger and Cyndi Lauper gets real facebook.com/officialcyndilauper
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The Rolling Stones aren't going to make that 50th anniversary tour after all.

Wired gives a sneak peek at an animated documentary on Bad Brains.

Let's say you were a bean counter at Universal Music Group and someone told you to put the squeeze on the Temptations. Would you do it?

Watch the Shins hour-long performance on Letterman.

Flavorwire shares some excellent illustrations of 21st century musical tribes.

Here's some good news from some unlikely sources: The FCC green-lights low-power radio and the Independent gives hope to tinnitus sufferers.

Bono impersonator 1. Right-wing blogger 0.

Paste shares a new track from S. Carey of Bon Iver.

Read an excerpt from the forthcoming Carole King memoir.

There's no violin small enough to play this tune, but Stevie Nicks is costing the rest of Fleetwood Mac a lot of money.

Liquidation looms for a major music library.

Chuck Prophet gives great email.

Record Store Day is just around the corner. Queue forms to the far, far out for the Flaming Lips goodies.

I only made it through about 2 1/2 episodes of "Jersey Shore"; a Cyndi Lauper reality show is more promising.

SXSW 2012 is over. Don't miss KDHX DJ Chris Bay's diaries from Wednesday-Saturday or the excellent photos and videos from the 88.1 KDHX and Twangfest Day Parties. Also, dude from Fucked Up opines.

Watch the Bruce Springsteen keynote address at SXSW 2012.

NPR rewinds the first mixtape: Marshall McLuhan's "The Medium Is the Massage."

For the low, low price of $4K you can become the ultimate vinyl-cutting hipster on the block.

Todd Rundgren chats with Dangerous Minds about his first remix.

The 88.1 KDHX studios have been hopping. Hear exclusive live sessions with Matt Vasquez (of Delta Spirit), WATERS, Hayes Carll and Doomtree.

Batman, the musical, is coming to a cave near you soon.

Who wouldn't want their own Folk In a Box?

Leonard Bernstein at Harvard circa 1973 is pretty great.

Get ready to cringe at what's on Bashar al-Assad's iPod.

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