May 9, 2012


News Notes: Skrillex, Diplo to Tour Canada By Train!

Ethan Saks
Ethan Saks

Skrillex, Grimes, Diplo to Tour Canada By Train

Pretty Lights, Tokimonsta and KOAN Sound also join the tour, which is a riff on Janis Joplin, the Band and the Grateful Dead's Festival Express Tour across Canada in 1970. [Rolling Stone]

Ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist Accuses Band of "Dishonoring" Him

"It’s really painful to see all this celebrating going on, and be excluded," says former Chili Peppers axeman Jack Sherman of RHCP's recent Rock Hall induction. [NME]

Silversun Pickups Rock Kimmel

The Los Angeles alt-rock outfit play "Bloody Mary (Nerve Endings)" and "The Pit," both from their new album, Neck of the Woods. [Stereogum]

Four Tet Release New Single

Electro mastermind Kieran Hebden drops "Jupiters," the A-side from his upcoming 12" release. [Pitchfork]