To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam will headline their own music festival next summer, according to the band's manager, Kelly Curtis. Details and line-up are expected to be announced early next year, although Curtis did reveal the fest would be a "destination weekend party" (similar to Phish's own summer festivals) and take place "somewhere in the middle of the country." [Spinner]
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has scored the soundtrack to the upcoming Japanese movie Norwegian Wood. The movie features 11 new compositions from the guitarist. [The Playlist]
- Check out a one-minute preview of the reunited Cars' brand new song "Sad Song," from their upcoming album, the iconic New Wave band's first in 23 years.
Members of the Athens, GA-based Elephant 6 Collective — featuring bands like Of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, Olivia Tremor Control, and Apples in Stereo — will hit the road for a Holiday Surprise Tour next year. The trek kicks off February 24 in Rosewell, GA and wraps March 26 in Raleigh, NC. [Pitchfork]
Punk icons the New York Dolls will release their fifth full-length album, Dancing Backward in High Heels, on March 15. [Prefix]
- British electronic duo Basement Jaxx are back with a filthy, fist-pumping new raver titled "Dracula." Hear it below: