In The News: Arcade Fire, Stephen Malkmus, Panda Bear, Haim, Bob Dylan & More

Arcade Fire On The Talk Show Circuit: Arcade Fire played “Afterlife” on “The Tonight Show” earlier this week.

Radio On: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks played “Shibboleth” live at WFUV last month. Now you can watch:

Blink And It’s Gone: Haim released a 22 second teaser for their upcoming video, “If I Could Change Your Mind.”

Stranger Than Fiction: “Channel rock ‘n roll cool with these Bob Dylan jeans from Lucky Brand. Featuring a button fly, five-pocket construction, subtle fading and a relaxed straight leg silhouette.” — ad copy at the Lord & Taylor website where the jeans are available.

Evolution Of A Bear: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper, is the tentative title for the next Panda Bear solo album. Noah Lennox the new album is inspired by the work of 9th Wonder, the Chicago hip-hop producer whose influence informs the samples-and-beats approach that dominates the new tracks. “I feel like the overall theme of a lot of the songs as a group is change or evolution, mainly of people and what that process is like,” Lennox says. “Growth, I suppose.” — Under the Radar

Brave New World: Cut Copy have a new video for “We Are Explorers” off from 2013’s Free Your Mind. Directed by Masa Kawamura, Aramique, and Qanta Shimuzu.

Cool song, “Red Flags,” from the Library Is On Fire’s upcoming album, Halcyon and Surrounding Areas.

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About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael has had three novels published that comprise the "Freak Scene Dream trilogy": "True Love Scars," "The Flowers Lied" and "Untitled" which can be ordered here. His new book, "Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey," can be pre-ordered from HoZac Books. In November Backbeat Books will publish "Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg," which can be be pre-ordered here.

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