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    We sift the ‘net for today’s top stories so you don’t have to:

    • Kevin Martin landed on the cover of Wire magazine and revealed some of his upcoming projects.
    • Paste listed the “10 Best Ramones Songs of All Time.”
    • P-Funk guitarist Garry Shider died of cancer complications.
    • Scott Hull talked about his grindcore/powerviolence compilation.
    • Jamie Lidell did a Black Cab Session.
    • Carl Barat confirmed his first solo album.
    • The Quietus did a Q&A with Faust.
    • MF Doom scheduled his first European tour.
    • Rinse FM earned a proper radio license.
    • Courtney Love got VH-1′s Behind the Music treatment. 
    • Les Savy Fav readied their latest full-length record, as did Crocodiles.
    • Beach Fossils explained their hazy indie rock sound.
    • Bear In Heaven wrapped up their remix record.
    • Apparat became a judge in an Ableton contest.
    • Robert Hood gave a rare interview to Little White Earbuds.
    • Wavves shared some studio footage.
    • Slayer unveiled a new music video.
    • Resident Advisor tracked down SBTRKT, a masked member of the UK’s bass music scene.
    • ISO50 shared a classic Mutek set from Loscil.
    • The Antlers covered “Wish You Were Here.”
    • Tripwire compiled a “Video History of the Strokes.”
    • BET set a Lifetime Achievement Award aside for Prince.
    • Klaxons finally set a release date for their second full-length record.
    • The Guardian spoke to Juan Atkins.
    • Paw Tracks signed Prince Rama.
    • More Pink Floyd-related news: Wayne Coyne discussed the Flaming Lips’ Dark Side of the Moon LP.
    • Alan Moore explained why he killed his opera collab with Gorillaz.
    • Oh great–Matt & Kim are back.