-- Blur have already given us one gigantic box set this year, and now they're prepping another, though this one's slightly smaller. On Dec. 3, the Brit-poppers drop 'Parklive,' a six-disc -- five CDS, one DVD -- set commemorating their Olympics-closing concert at London's Hyde Park, as well as a more intimate gig at the 100 Club. [Antiquiet]

-- Break out your dreidels, indie rock fans. Yo La Tengo have announced the schedule for their annual Hanukkah shows at Maxwell's in Hoboken, N.J. [Brooklyn Vegan]

-- What's the best part of any Quentin Tarantino film, after the fast-paced dialogue and sweet, glorious violence? The music, of course. Now, you can stream Wu-Tan sensei RZA's soundtrack to the forthcoming 'The Man With the Iron Fists,' featuring Kanye West, the Black Keys and a mess of other guests. [Death + Taxes]

-- Paul McCartney is using his star power to save sea turtles in the Cayman Islands. No word yet on what Ringo is doing to preserve octopuses gardens. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

-- The Killers' new album is called 'Battle Born,' and if you think they chose that titled just because it sounds cool, think again. "It has a great dynamic meaning," drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. tells Spinner. "You could wrap it up into where we're from or maybe having been a band for 10 years and having been though the whirlwind, the tornado, the ringer. I think that, in a lot of ways, it's a fitting title." [Spinner]

-- How does John Mayer land so many hot chicks? Check out this 10 Step Guide to Dating Like a Rockstar and kiss your single days goodbye. [Guyspeed]