Lookout, North America: Ariel Pink is hitting the road. It's about to get hypnagogic up in here! [Pitchfork]

Andrew W.K. has evidently found a product he believes in. [Consequence of Sound]

Smith Westerns are prepping a new album -- check out the first single, 'Varsity.' [AV Club]

Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson: Two great tastes that taste, um, weird together. [Ultimate Classic Rock]

The xx's cover of Kings of Tomorrow's dance hit 'Finally' is even better than you'd think. [Death + Taxes]

Noel Gallagher hates reunions, loves the new Bowie jam. [NME]