Scissor Sisters to Score 'Fraggle Rock' Movie

Also: Lil Wayne teams up with Lil B, Lady Gaga announces debut of 'Edge of Glory' video

June 15, 2011 2:20 PM ET
Scissor Sisters perform at Bonnaroo, June 11, 2011.
Scissor Sisters perform at Bonnaroo, June 11, 2011.

Scissor Sisters Score 'Fraggle Rock'
Jake Shears and Babydaddy of the Scissor Sisters have signed on to pen the music for a movie based on Jim Henson's classic Fraggle Rock television series. The movie, which will be helmed by writer-director Cory Edwards, is expected to hit theaters sometime next year. UPDATE: The Jim Henson Company has informed Rolling Stone that no deal with the Scissor Sisters in place, though conversations are ongoing with several possibilities to score the film. [Guardian]

Lil Wayne Working With Lil B On New Mixtape
Lil Wayne has teamed up with prolific rapper Lil B for a new mixtape. This collaboration, which was announced in a tweet by Lil B, may or may not be one and the same as Sorry 4 the Wait, a forthcoming Lil Wayne mixtape that has been confirmed by the rapper's label Young Money. [Billboard]

Lady Gaga to Debut 'Edge of Glory' Video Tomorrow
Lady Gaga has announced in a tweet that the music video for her current hit "The Edge of Glory" will debut tomorrow night on So You Think You Can Dance, which airs at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. [Lady Gaga]

Pandora Shares Up on Wall Street
The initial public offering of shares for Pandora Media, the company behind the popular music recommendation service Pandona, has been a success. Shares were up by as much as 50 percent on the first morning of trading, making Pandora one of the most valuable music-related companies in the world at the moment. [Billboard]

Matisyahu and Ozomatali Headline Taos Mountain Festival
Matisyahu, Railroad Earth, Ozomatli and Leftover Salmon are set to headline the Taos Mountain Festival in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico on August 20th and 21st. The jam band event will also include performances by Jackie Greene Duo, Afroman, Orgone, Dangermuffin and Langhorne Slim. [Press release]

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