Adele Regains No. 1, Wavves Drop New Songs + More

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Adele / Wavves' Nathan Williams (Photo: Dave Hogan/Getty; Adele, Andrew Herrold; Wavves)
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  • Adele has regained the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts this week with her sophomore release 21, which moved 98,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. To date, she has sold 751,438 albums, making it the biggest seller of the year so far. [Billboard]

  • Wavves' Nathan Williams dropped three excellent new "old" tracks online. Head here to stream the atmospheric jam "Goldy Lox," the punky burner "Hula Hoop," and the fuzzed-out rocker "Glued."

  • Prep your shopping list for Record Store Day on April 16. The organization has released a complete list of all limited-edition titles available for sale. [Record Store Day Official Site]

  • The Strokes — including an uncharacteristically animated, sunglasses-free singer Julian Casablancas — hit up Letterman Wednesday night for a performance of "Taken for a Fool." Check it out below.

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  • Lou Reed's manager Tom Sarig has been arrested following allegations he threatened to kill a consultant over a financial dispute. Sarig was charged with aggravated harassment after making threats to a consultant who sought back payment of $11,500 for helping Reed find a personal assistant. [Billboard]

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