Nirvana Exhibit Planned, Beastie Boys In Studio

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Kurt Cobain (left) & Krist Novoselic of Nirvana
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  • The Seattle museum Experience Music Project will launch the largest ever exhibit on Nirvana starting April 16. "Nirvana: Taking Punk to The Masses" will contain over 200 items from the band and families' archives, including Kurt Cobain's lyrics, an old reel-to-reel used to record demos, and rare photos and snapshots of the band. [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]

  • With Adam Yauch recovering from cancer, Beastie Boys are back in the studio working on the forthcoming Hot Sauce Committee, Pt. 1, reveals Mike D.'s wife Tamra Davis on her blog. "Mike is back mixing his record, which means Adam Y is feeling better! Yeah!" she writes. [Tamra Davis Cooking Show]

  • R.E.M.'s 15th studio album, due out next Spring, will be titled Collapse Into Now, according to the band's manager. The album was recorded with U2 producer Garret "Jackknife" Lee, who worked with the band on 2008's Accelerate . [NME]

  • Hear Jamie Foxx's collaboration with rapper Rick Ross on the new single "Living Better Now." [NahRight]

  • Diplo and Switch's act Major Lazer have roped in Vampire Weekend, Lykke Li, and Santogold as guests on their untitled follow-up to Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do. [Interview]

  • Check out Ke$ha's banging new single "We R Who We R," from her forthcoming EP Cannibal, due out November 22. [YouTube]

  • Rivers Cuomo is teaming up with Best Coast's Bethany Consentino for a new song, which might appear on an upcoming Weezer album. "You never know where these songs are going to end up," Cuomo said. [Consequence of Sound]

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