EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROES play "Man on Fire" at the Ed Sullivan Theater.
NEW RELEASES from Best Coast, Beach House, The Gossip, Tenacious D, Garbage, Willie Nelson, Cornershop, The Cribs and more are streaming this week via Spinner.
BRENDAN BENSON stopped by Morning Becomes Eclectic for a session.
'ALLO DARLIN stopped by World Cafe for a chat and mini-set.
SHEARWATER stopped by the WFUV studios for a chat and mini-set.
THE KILLERS cover The Raspberries' "Go All the Way" in Dark Shadows... but it's not on the soundtrack?
THE BEACH BOYS' first UK TV appearance, on Ready, Steady, GO!, November 6, 1964. "I Get Around" and "When I Grow Up," for Twofer Tuesday.
REGINA SPEKTOR is profiled by The Guardian.
JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE talks to the Boston Globe about weathering the years and songwriting in the moment.
QUEEN guitarist Brian May has confirmed plans for a live stage appearance from the band's deceased singer, Freddie Mercury. May tells the BBc it won't be a hologram, so perhaps it will be Zombie Mercury.
TWENTY MUSICIANS talks about using their college majors.
JOHN TRAVOLTA: Accuser No. 2 wants a private trial. Accuser No. 3 gives detail that do not appear in a cruise ship incident report.
SARAH JESSICA PARKER and KATE HUDSON will guest-star in multi-episode arcs on the fourth season of Glee.
DEMI LOVATO officially signed her deal and will be a judge on the next season of "The X Factor".
MENA SUVARI's broke ex wants 17K in monthly spousal support.
TYSON BECKFORD: A sex tape featuring the male supermodel is being shopped around the adult entertainment community. Beckford warns it's not very good.
MOONRISE KINGDOM: The NYT reports on Wes Anderson and his upcoming, lo-tech film.
PROMETHEUS puts its first clip online.
SPYING ON AL QAEDA: The double agent who broke up a recent al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula plot is just the latest example.
IRAN: Lebanon's Hezbollah may not want a new war with Israel but an order to attack would come from Tehran in the event of a strike on Iran, a senior military official in Israel's northern command told AFP.
PAKISTAN: From his prison cell, a senior Pakistani officer accused of plotting an Islamist takeover of the military high command has issued a call for the army to break its anti-terror alliance with the US, which he contends is forcing Pakistan to fight its own people.
AFGHANISTAN: Arsala Rahmani, senior member of the Afghan High Peace Council, was gunned down in Kabul.
IRAQ: In the face of spiraling costs and Iraqi officials who say they never wanted it in the first place, the State Department has slashed - and may jettison entirely by the end of the year - a multibillion-dollar police training program that was to have been the centerpiece of a hugely expanded civilian mission there.
A DUCKLING ODYSSEY, minus the music.
BROWN TREE SNAKES are fought with parachuting posioned mice in Guam.
BUFFALOS: A water buffalo injured 10 people in central Vietnam while rampaging down crowded streets, across a river and through a house before being gunned down at a kindergarten, an official said Monday. Meanwhile, the Lakota Sioux Tribe mourned the death of a sacred rare white buffalo calf.
ARE DONKEYS STUBBORN? Scientists investigate.