This week in music news…

– Pink Floyd is suing their label, EMI, for “miscalculated royalty payments.”  Floyd, whose albums Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wall are among the highest selling albums of all time, will likely receive millions in the case.  rollingstone.com

– Dave Grohl’s wife gave birth to their second child last week, a girl named Harper Willow Grohl.  “Seven and a half lbs, 20 inches long, and loud as hell” was the statement from the family.   drumnews.com

– Susan Boyle, the surprise and overnight star of Britain’s Got Talent, is on the way to holding the record for Youtube views, amassing over 100 million views in 9 days.  allaboutjazz.com

– David Byrne has a concept album with Fatboy Slim due out soon.  In addition, he’ll be curating a stage at this year’s Bonnaroo Festival as the first artist to ever be invited to do so.  pitchfork.com

– In the ongoing saga of who will be the new Smashing Pumpkins drummer, Billy Corgan reveals that he’s leaning toward John Dolmayan of System Of A Downrollingstone.com

– Editorial items:  I recently discovered Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, whose music I enjoy very much.  The new Doves record is also awesome.

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