Special morning edition of the News Roundup, with stuff I compiled yesterday as well as some new stuff. Stuff!
- Download the Melvins' new EP, The Bulls & The Bees, for free courtesy of Scion AV, and watch the video for leadoff track "The War On Wisdom" below! (BrooklynVegan)
- ::deep breath:: THERE'S GOING TO BE A NEW BOARDS OF CANADA ALBUM SOON! (Prefix Mag)
- You can stream Port of Marrow, the new album from The Shins, if you feel like it. (Consequence of Sound)
- The leadoff single from Lotus Plaza's upcoming album, "Strangers," is my new favorite thing at the moment - perfect for the warm weather here in NYC. Pick up Spooky Action At A Distance when it drops on April 2, which is soon!(Kranky)
- Whistling Chicagoan Andrew Bird stopped by The Colbert Report last night for a typically hilarious interview, after which he performed "EyeonEye" and "Danse Caribe" from Break It Yourself (Pitchfork)