The Flaming Lips want you to change your mobile phone plan, a cat covers Roy Orbison and Trent Rezor reinvents himself again -- all this, and more, in our morning round-up of international news.
Best Coast return to Australia to play Falls and Southbound Festival plus two headline shows in January.
Rejoice Fearless Freaks! The Falls Festival and Southbound have announced the first handful of bands for 2012.
Tame Impala, Best Coast, MGMT and The Kills are set to appear on a new Fleetwood Mac covers album.
May tis the month for vague tour confirmations, with Garbage, Best Coast and more confirming Aussie visits.
The controversial Big Day Out began its Australian run on the Gold Coast with fewer attendees, heavy rain and a determination to prove it's still on top of the festival ladder.
When Best Coast return to Australia for Big Day Out next year they’ll have a new member sitting behind the drum kit.
Here is a bundle of Big Day Out sideshows to get your week started right.
Big Day Out 2012 lineup as it happens...
Cats in a Best Coast clip - massive shock! This new tune has been released for free for a Adult Swim compilation.
Following an enjoyable enough first day, the home-stretch of Golden Plains No.5 emerged as a twenty-four hours to be treasured.
Summer was given a reprieve on Friday night in Melbourne when Californian three piece Best Coast were joined by Brazilian psych legends Os Mutantes for a one two punch of sun kissed psych and pop.