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Jack White‘s pre-White Stripes band the Go is being anthologized with a five-cassette box set. It’s not known how much White is actually featured on ‘Unreleased 1996-2007,’ but many of the collection’s 92 tracks are from the the band’s 1999 debut album, ‘Whatcha Doin’,’ which he played on. []

— A mere 13 years after a Ryder truck carrying most of their one-of -a-kind music gear was stolen from an Orange County, Calif., hotel parking lot, Sonic Youth have recovered two more guitars in the last week: one was discovered by a fan on eBay, another after being put up for sale by a pawn shop. [Pitchfork]

— The Jocks won this year’s annual Pop vs. Jock charity basketball game at the Pop Montreal festival 2012, despite the best efforts of Pop stars Win and Will Butler from Arcade Fire, Nikolai Fraiture from the Strokes and others. The final score: Team Jocks 96, Team Pop 93. [Spinner]

— Not only do our biddies at Death + Taxes give the new Flying Lotus album ‘Until the Quiet Comes’ a prime review, but they also show you where to stream it in its entirety. Check it! [Death + Taxes]

— So, maybe you wouldn’t pay to fly out to Las Vegas and see Guns N’ Roses perform during their 12-show residency in Sin City this fall, but would you go for free? Enter to win a prize pack including a pair of tickets to a GNR show at the the Joint, a two-night stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, a chance to play Black Jack with the band and more! [Ultimate Classic Rock]



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