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Music, like politics, is now subject to the 24-hour news cycle. As a result, it’s damn near impossible to keep abreast of the day’s myriad rock ‘n’ roll tidbits. But fear not: In the spirit of simplification and efficiency, we’ve collected today’s top 5 items and ranked them in terms of newsworthiness. Scroll down to see our picks.


Arctic Monkeys
Arctic Monkeys
5

Arctic Monkeys Top NME Albums List

'AM' is the best disc of 2014, according to the U.K. mag
 
 

Nice to see these guys finally getting some hype in their homeland... [NME]

 
Jason Kempin, Getty Images
Jason Kempin, Getty Images
4

Cloud Nothings Release Teaser for New Album

Disc expected sometime in 2014
 
 

If these 43 seconds are any indication, this thing's gonna rule. [Brooklyn Vegan]

 
Penguin Classics
Penguin Classics
3

U.S. Version of Morrissey's Memoir Missing Details on Same-Sex Relationship

Bits about Moz's time with Jake Owens Walters have apparently been cut
 
 

No word yet on who did the editing, but we can't wait to hear Morrissey's response. [Stereogum]

 
Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
2

Drake Partners With Nike for Sneaker Line

Deal comes days after Kanye West parted ways with the shoemaker
 
 

Drizzy's dreams of being like Mike are finally coming true. [Pitchfork]

 
Ian Gavan, Getty Images
Ian Gavan, Getty Images
1

Rolling Stones Announce Far East Tour

'14 on Fire' will take them to Japan, Australia and beyond
 
 

The most interesting thing about this tour might be the name. [Consequence of Sound]

 

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