Twitter: Canadian songstress and 2012-one-to-watch Grimes signs with UK indie label 4AD.
Pitchfork: Destroyer, the Golden Filter, Fugiya & Miyagi and more cover New Order on a tribute album to 1983’s Power, Corruption & Lies. You can listen to Destroyer’s take on “Leave Me Alone” through the link.
Kojo: Ian McKaye will be appearing on Kojo Nnamdi’s radio show at noon today to talk about the ever-growing online archive of Fugazi live sets.
Billboard: The-Dream made $15 million for writing Rihanna’s “Umbrella.”
Spin: The mag hits us with their top 10 Thin Lizzy songs in celebration of the recent discovery of up to 700 released tracks from the Irish rock legends.
Popjustice: The world of Swedish advertising brings us the best 16-second song we’ll hear all day.
Jackplug: Chicago’s Flosstradmus give us a taste of what’s to come in 2012 with a new track, “Total Recall.”