Unless you have a computer for a brain, there's no chance you could ever stay on top of every music news item that attacks us all on a daily basis. So what can a music geek do to keep up? Well, Diffuser.fm has collected the top 5 items of the day and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.

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    Lana Del Rey Donates Money for Upcoming Short Film

    The ice queen turns out to be a Daniel Johnston fan.

    Lana Del Rey has invested $10,000 in a Kickstarter campaign for a short film starring outsider singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston. Rapper Mac Miller has also invested the same amount into the movie which is called ‘Hi, How Are You.’ [Pitchfork]

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    Kanye West Inspired by Cult Director?

    Alejandro Jodorowsky deserves some royalties love.

    The folks at Consequence of Sound have posted a story where they draw comparisons between Kanye West’s recent visual work and that of cult Chilean film director, Alejandro Jodorowsky. [Consequence of Sound]

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    Lady Gaga to Close Out Famed NYC Venue

    The Manhattan native is living out (another) dream.

    After the rumor hit the music sites a few days ago, Roseland Ballroom have now confirmed that Lady Gaga will play six nights in March and April, with the last one, April 6, being the last ever held at the famed NYC venue. [Brooklyn Vegan]

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    Eminem Releases '80s Inspired Teaser

    The rap kingpin gets retro-future makeover.

    Eminem has released a teaser for his upcoming ‘Rap God’ video. The ‘80s inspired clip finds the rapper channeling Max Headroom (look it up). [The Boombox]

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    All-Star Lou Tribute Announced for NYC

    It promises to be a "perfect day" of music.

    A huge lineup of artists including musicians from TV on the Radio, Light Asylum, the Vaccines, Patti Smith Group and Richard and the Voidoids, will be part of a Lou Reed tribute show on Nov. 24 at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. [Pitchfork]

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