A.C. NEWMAN makes "Like A Hitman, Like A Dancer" wth Nicole Atkins at the Ed Sullivan Theater.
CAMERA OBSCURA is advance streaming its My Maudlin career LP via NPR.
RAPHAEL SAADIQ did the four free songs thing for Daytrotter.
THE ENGLISH BEAT stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set streaming via MPR.
ROBYN HITCHCOCK talks to Wired about synesthesia, Syd Barrett and the sad passing of the record store.
GEORGE HARRISON & ERIC CLAPTON: Live in Tokyo with "Taxman," natch.
APPLES IN STEREO frontman Robert Schneider says the band's next album may not appear for a year, but will be "futuristic R&B-ish mega-pop" and like "yesterday's vision of tomorrow."
BONNIE "PRINCE" BILLY, a/k/a Will Oldham, talks to Black Book and The A.V. Club.
FRIENDLY FIRES lead guitarist Edd Gibson talks to Decider Chicago about musical ADD, sh*tty band names, and breaking into swimming pools. Singer-guitarist Ed Macfarlane talks to Straight.com about touring America and the band's next album.
THE DECEMBERISTS & STEPHEN COLBERT: It's on like Donkey Kong. Again. April 27th.
MAD MEL UPDATE: the Gibson divorce could be the most expensive in Hollywood history.
MADONNA is movin' on up, to the East Side.
CHRIS BROWN is denying reports that he's getting romantic with Girlicious singer Natalie Mejia.
KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has no use social networking via Facebook or Twitter. Probably a healthy limit on a movie star's need for attention.
ANGELINA JOLIE is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, according to a Vanity Fair poll.
PAM ANDERSON getting married again? Fourth time's a charm...
LINDSAY LOHAN makes a self-deprecating eHarmony profile parody. Smart move.
MARLEE MATLIN says her relationship with William Hurt was passionate, but dangerous.
NORTH KOREA: Fuming at the UN Security Council's strongly worded note condemning a recent missile launch, North Korea said Tuesday it will restart its plutonium factory, junk all its disarmament agreements and "never participate" again in six-country nuclear negotiations.
THE STANS: The Pakistani government has approved the controversial bill that will allow for the implementation of sharia, or Islamic law, into a large region of northwestern Pakistan. Afghanistan said Tuesday it was concerned its own security could be hurt by the deal between Pakistan and Taliban guerrillas. The Swat Taliban have renewed efforts to recruit fighters and supporters following delays in the implementation of their peace agreement with the government.
IRAQ: A senior leader in a Sunni Arab movement founded to combat al Qaeda in Iraq is edging away from the military activity of the past, toward a once unthinkable alliance with the country's Shi'ite prime minister.
A FRANTIC FELINE bounded behind home plate and into the stands on Opening Night for the NY Mets.
THOUSANDS OF DOLPHINS blocked suspected Somali pirate ships when they were trying to attack Chinese merchant ships passing the Gulf of Aden.
A WILD BOAR attacked a woman out walking her dog in a graveyard in Gothenburg on Tuesday morning.
DANTE is thought to be the UK's only vegetarian cat.