Strokes LP Soon, Gaga for Grammys + More

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The Strokes' Julian Casablancas / Lady Gaga (Photo: Erik Voake/Casablancas)
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  • Lady Gaga will likely perform at this year's Grammy Awards, airing on February 13. Gaga's choreographer Laurieann Gibson hinted yesterday that she was working on an unspecified performance for the awards ceremony. When a fan asked Gibson via Twitter if she was referring to Gaga, Gibson responded "Yes." Gaga has yet to confirm her appearance.

  • The Strokes have announced their new album will be released on March 22. Bassist Nikolai Fraiture confirmed the news on Facebook: "You read right...March 22!! Looking forward to playing the new songs live." [TwentyFourBit]

  • Damon Albarn's cartoon band Gorillaz have added a new character, named Evangelist, to the band. The character was selected through an online contest, which drew over 5,000 entries from fans. [Gorillaz' Official Site]

  • Watch Brooklyn rockers The National perform "Blood Buzz, Ohio" for an Austin City Limits taping below.

  • Hear Animal Collective's Panda Bear collaborating with psych-pop upstart Duck Tails on the gorgeous ballad "Killin' the Vibe." [Prefix]

  • After dropping the Vicki Leakx mixtape, M.I.A. has just released another set titled Internet Connection (The Remixes), which features four new versions of the bonus cut from her album Maya. [Pitchfork]

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