Pitchfork notes that …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead will release a new EP, Festival Thyme, on October 21st. Their new album is scheduled for January.
Stereogum has MP3s of live performance of several new Ryan Adams songs. There is also a link to go download the whole concert, if you are so inclined.
After nearly two decades on a major, Sonic Youth is moving to indie giant Matador for their next album. It should be released in the first half of next year.