NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18:  Singer Usher performs on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Plaza on May 18, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo
Charles Eshelman

Usher Had Plans to Record With Amy Winehouse

"It could have been one of the most incredible records ever," he says of his attempt to record with Winehouse. [MTV]

Bat for Lashes Unveils New Album

The Haunted Man, singer Natasha Khan's third LP, drops October 16. [Pitchfork]

The Strokes Not Working on New Album

Contrary to reports, the band's management says the Strokes are not in NYC's Electric Lady Land studios at work on their follow-up to Angles. [Pitchfork]

Billy Corgan: "I'll Piss On Radiohead"

The Smashing Pumpkins leader also declared the Brit band "pompous." [NME]