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John Lennon’s Letters, Hear Talib’s New LP + More

Plus: Springsteen teams up with Dropkick Murphys, watch Broken Social Scene in concert.

SPIN iconBy: SPIN Staff // January 21, 2011
  • John Lennon’s unpublished letters will be collected in a new book, set to be released in October 2012. The book will offer insight into Lennon’s personal life with more than 150 missives that the Beatle penned to newspapers, record companies, and one eight-year-old fan. [The Guardian]

  • Stream Talib Kweli’s new album Gutter Rainbows in its entirety over at MySpace, and check out SPIN’s recent Q&A with the rapper here.

  • Check out the full track listing for Panda Bear’s highly anticipated solo album Tomboy, due out April 19. [Pitchfork]

  • Bruce Springsteen will be featured on a new track from Dropick Murphys’ new album, due out March 1. The Boss will team up with the Massachusetts punks for a cover of the 1913 pop standard “Peg o’ My Heart.” [NME]

  • Stream Broken Social Scene’s recent triumphant, two-hour show from New York’s Terminal 5 in its entirety below.