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More Top Stories: Tom Waits, Jane's Addiction

August 31, 2010 11:01 AM ET

Tom Waits Photo Book Out October 29th
Over three decades, photographer Anton Corbijn has shot hundreds of portraits of Tom Waits. On October 29th, 200 of those photographs will be showcased in Waits/Corbijn 1977-2010, paired with lyrics from throughout Waits' career. [Twenty Four Bit]

Jane's Addiction to Play Tony Hawk Benefit
Jane's Addiction will perform with new bassist Duff McKagan at Tony Hawk's Stand Up for Skateparks benefit event on October 17th in Los Angeles. "Music of Jane's Addiction flying through the air; Tony Hawk flying through the air, that's a party!" Perry Farrell said in a statement. [ The Hollywood Reporter]

Lady Gaga Angers Edmonton
Officials in the Canadian city of Edmonton are upset that Lady Gaga Tweeted a photo of a sign, reading "Oil Country," in which the second "O" was removed. The letter was taken out to make room for a spotlight used in Gaga's recent Edmonton show. Officials say the Tweet reflected poor taste, and casts the city in a negative light. [CTV Edmonton]

Rave Organizers Sue Los Angeles
A promoter is suing the city of Los Angeles for canceling an October 30th performance by electronic artist Tiesto. The cancellation follows to a recent crackdown on raves following the drug-related death of a 15-year-old girl at the Electric Daisy fest. [ Los Angeles Times]

Plus: Radiohead fans band together to make live DVD, Beatles (illegally) appear on a digital music service and more.

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Song Stories

“Bizness”

Tune-Yards | 2011

The opening track to Merrill Garbus’ second album under the Tune-Yards banner (she also plays in the trio Sister Suvi), “Bizness” is a song about relationships that is as colorful as the face paint favored by Garbus both live and in her videos. Disjointed funk bass, skittering African beats, diced-and-sliced horns and Garbus’ dynamic voice, which ranges from playful coos to throat-shredding howls, make “Bizness” reminiscent of another creative medium. “I'd like for them not to be songs as much as quilts or collages or something,” Garbus said.

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