ARCTIC MONKEYS drummer Matt Helders makes a jailbreak in the video for "Black Treacle."
ALLEN STONE stopped by KEXP for a soulful, funky live set.
CATE LE BON is advance streaming CYRK.
LE BUTCHERETTES plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the offices of NPR.
OH! PEARS gets a twofer of orchestral rock on World Cafe: Next.
MAGNETIC FIELDS drop "Andrew In Drag" in advance of Love at the Bottom of the Sea, due in March.
NADA SURF is "Waiting For Something" ahead of The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy.
WILD FLAG gave Fallon the "Short Version."
THE MINUTEMEN: The Quietus essays the bigraphy and discography of an essential band.
NOISE POP: The fest now boasts the Flaming Lips, performing 1999's The Soft Bulletin in full, and Bob Mould performing his band Sugar's 1992 album Copper Blue in full for the first time ever.
VAN HALEN's new songs are about 34 or 35 years old.
JOHN FOGERTY is providing an original theme song for the new Fox TV series The Finder, and is making a guest appearance on the series' debut tonight.
BRYAN FERRY married a 30-year-old publicist in a small, intimate ceremony at a luxury beach resort in Turks and Caicos on Jan. 4th.
HALLE BERRY & OLIVER MARTINEZ are engaged.
THE KARDASHIANS: Khloe Kardashian is lashing out at her former step-mothers - claiming the women should be "ashamed" for telling a tabloid magazine that Robert Kardashian isn't her biological father.
BEYONCE & JAY-Z got 1.5 million in baby gifts.
LINDSAY LOHAN has tax problems. Shocka!
DEMI LOVATO & WILMER VALDERRAMA have parted ways.
KATY PERRY and... Tim Tebow? Not yet.
AMANDA SEYFRIED is stripping way down for her role as famed Deep Throat star Linda Lovelace in the upcoming biopic. But it's gonna be, y'know, tasteful.
MARK WAHLBERG talks to GQ about Contraband, the grueling work of family life, the future of How to Make It in America, and the status of that Entourage movie.
YEMEN: Pres Saleh will travel to Saudi Arabia for medial treatment. Again.
IRAN: The US has said Iran's uranium enrichment at an underground bunker was a "further escalation." Russia expressed regret and concern. Europe and Japan moved forward with plans to cut Iranian oil imports. The US categorically denied any role in the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist on Wednesday.
SYRIA: In his first public speech since June, President Assad vowed to crush opponents with an "iron fist." Pro-Assad supporters attacked Arab League monitors.
AFGHANISTAN: In the American war against the Taliban, on whose side are the Afghan police? For many US soldiers serving in the insurgent heartland, the answer is: both.
THE CAT is planning something evil.
GIANT CRAYFISH: The one that didn't get away.
4000 TURTLES were seized from a truck at Jalaun crossing under Kotwali police station in Auraiyya district in India. No quick getaway.
MAYBE THE DOG ate your spoon.