Pearl Jam to Stage Own Summer Festival + More

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  • 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]

  • 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:

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