Watch The Flaming Lips’ exclusive Super Bowl advert track

The Flaming Lips have debuted a preview of their new track 'Sun Blows Up'. The band wrote the song, which will not feature on their forthcoming album 'The Terror', to be used in an advert for car company Hyundai, with the commercial set to air during the Super Bowl on February 3. It is currently being shown on Billboard.

Searching For Sugar Man star Rodriguez “to record third album in June”

Rodriguez, the star of Oscar nominated documentary Searching For Sugar Man, is preparing to release his first album since Coming From Reality in 1971. Speaking to Rolling Stone, the 70 year-old said he was looking to record with a couple of producers including Steve Rowland. "He told me to send him a couple of tapes, so I’m gonna do that," Rodriguez said. "I certainly want to look him up, because now he’s full of ideas."

Mick Jagger teases Glastonbury slot: “Is it going to rain on the Sunday?”

Mick Jagger has confirmed that The Rolling Stones are likely to play more live shows in 2013, with the singer dropping hints about a slot at Glastonbury Festival. Speaking to NME, Jagger revealed that the band were likely to add to their 2012 New York, New Jersey and London gigs later this year, saying that there are lots of offers and opportunities available should he and his bandmates wish to take them.

Emmylou Harris charged with hit and run

Emmylou Harris has been charged with hit and run following an incident which took place in Los Angeles in October of last year. The singer was charged today (January 30) by the LA County District Attorney, reports TMZ. If she is convicted on the charge of hit and run, she could face up to six months in jail.

This month in Uncut!

The new issue of Uncut, out today (January 31), features Tom Waits, Jimi Hendrix, Richard Thompson and David Bowie. Tom Waits is on the cover, and inside, friends and collaborators tell the story of the singer-songwriter’s development from a Beat-obsessed San Diego youth to a hip Los Angeles troubadour, culminating in the making of his debut album, Closing Time, which is four decades old this year.

The Strokes confirm March release for new album, Comedown Machine

The Strokes have confirmed that they will release new album Comedown Machine on March 25. The title is the same one discovered on an album sleeve by fans who found an errant link in the coding of the band's official website last night (January 29). An official statement from The Strokes record label Rough Trade confirmed that the band's fifth album will be released in March with new single "All The Time" preceding it.

The Fifth Uncut Playlist Of 2013: listen to MBV, The Knife, Arbouretum live…

Today’s looking like it might shape up as Stephen Stills day: as I write, we’re on track 16 (“Helplessly Hoping”) of his new career boxset, with 60-odd more to come.

New MGMT album for June release

The forthcoming new MGMT album is reportedly set for a June release. The follow-up to Congratulations has been recorded over the past year in a cabin in Buffalo, New York. Rolling Stone claims that Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser's third album will be "even weirder" than their last. "We're not trying to make music that everyone understands the first time they hear it," explains Goldwasser of the album, which has been inspired by Aphex Twin and house music.

The Dream Syndicate announce UK show

The Dream Syndicate have announced a one-off UK date. The band, who reunited in June 2012, will play London's Dingwalls on May 24 - the site of their first ever UK show in 1984. The show is part of the band's ongoing reunion shows to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their debut album, The Days Of Wine And Roses.
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