Caribou: opening act for Radiohead’s Euro tour dates – Clash Music
D.O.A.’s Joe Keithley to run for BC’s NDP party in next year’s provincial election – National Post
Grimes launches jewelry line – Prefix
Justin Bieber shows off his rap skills laying down some rhymes over Kanye’s “Otis” – YouTube
Just who is Carly Rae Jepsen? Village Voice
OK, let's talk about Skratch Bastid for a moment – CBC Music
Rufus Wainwright talks about his mother’s death and his daughter’s birth – Spinner
The Crackling announce the release of their new Ashen EP, hear a new track called “Keep Me Drunk” – Soundcloud
Montreal’s Grand Trine calls it quits. Shubhayan Roy will join Dirty Beaches as a full-time member, Tobias Rochman to work with Cosmetics – Exclaim!
Cam Pipes of 3 Inches of Blood talks about his band’s latest album, Long Live Heavy Metal, and Dio – AUX
Toronto’s Kyle Bobby Dunn announces the release of a new double-disc album called Bring Me the Head of Kyle Bobby Dunn, coming June 25 via Low Point Records – Exclaim!
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Hear/download Dan Mangan’s Daytrotter Session.
Hear Baardsen remix Grimes' "Oblivion" - YouTube
Hear/download d’Eon’s latest mix-tape Music For Keyboards Vol. II – Stereogum
Hear a new Ramblin’ Ambassadors track called “Clambake!” – Soundcloud
Watch Grey Kingdom rehearse a new track – NME
MIDEM is holding a contest to find the best, original creation, which will appear in promo trailers for MIDEM 2013, enter!
Fifteen musicians who became filmmakers – Paste
The Yellow Dogs from Iran, where Rock’n’Roll is illegal, needs your help touring North America – Hypebot
Google Music is a massive failure according to their projections – Hypebot
Even Nickelback couldn’t save them: Warner Music Group shuts down Roadrunner Records – DMN
RIP: Todd Simko, co-founding member of Pure, record producer, icon of the Vancouver music scene – CBC Music