Bass player/songwriter Shonna Tucker has left the Drive-By Truckers. She’ll be replaced, temporarily at least, by longtime Truckers associate David Barbe.
Courtney Love is asking a judge to overturn her eviction from her West Village apartment.
Stereogum counts down the top 10 late night TV performances of 2011, noting that a full seven of them came from Jimmy Fallon’s show. Spoiler: No. 1=Odd Future on Fallon.
Radiohead has released a lost track from the Bends era. You know–gratuitous dig alert–back when you could tell that they played guitars? Listen to it here.
The Grateful Dead have launched their own video game. The wholly unsurprising aim: design your own acid bear avatar, get to the next show and seek the light, which “represents the collective positive vibe of the Grateful Dead experience.” Why yes, it does come from a group of developers in Asheville, NC.
Legal watch: a Spanish man has been arrested for leaking Madonna’s new single.
New Orleans Hornets home games will now include live courtside jazz.
Las Vegas-based luthier Ed Roman, who supplied guitars to Ted Nugent, Ace Frehley, Leslie West and Keith Urban, among many others, has died.