September 1, 2012


News Notes: James Murphy Will Make a Short Film With Ron Howard

Bryan Derballa
Bryan Derballa

James Murphy Will Direct a Short Film with Ron Howard It's based on a series of photographs from a Canon-sponsored contest. [NME]

Grimes' Gear Was Stolen in England Pitchfork reports the missing gear includes a “Roland GAIA SH-01 synthesizer, a Roland SP 404 sampler, a Line6 M9 stompbox, a Mackie 802-VLZ3 mixer, and cables.” [Pitchfork]

Prince Will Play Chicago for First Time in Eight Years The Purple One will play multiple dates; tickets are on sale September 4th [Billboard]

Chris Lighty's Death Officially Ruled a Suicide The legendary hip hop manager died of a self-inflicted gunshot would. He was 44. [Billboard]