I Read The News Today… For Aug. 24, 2010

- Aug 24, 2010

Kasabian celebrated the end of their tour in support of last year's West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum by gatecrashing two weddings with Noel Gallagher. We're guessing there was plenty of booze involved and the language got quite... appropriately filthy. —The Sun

My Morning Jacket, R.E.M. and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello are among the artists who appear on Dear New Orleans, a benefit compilation that's been released to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Proceeds from its sales will go to non-profit organizations working in New Orleans to help those affected by Katrina. —         dearneworleansmusic.org

Of Montreal will release a new EP, The Controller Sphere, sometime in 2011. It will feature several songs that were supposed to appear on their upcoming False Priest album — out Sept. 14 — but were cut. —Consequence Of Sound

The Swell Season are going on hiatus following a fan's suicide at one of their shows last week. While they aren't saying that's the reason for putting their project on hold and are citing the desire to work on other musical projects (Glen Hansard wants to work on new Frames material, for example), you can't help but wonder. —Spinner

Independent film director Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Coffee And Cigarettes) is working on a new documentary about The Stooges, which he says Iggy Pop personally asked him to helm. He's also got an opera (yes, an opera) about inventor Nikola Tesla on the go. —Pitchfork

The Cure are planning to release a remastered version of 1990's Mixed Up remix album, along with a BBC sessions album sometime soon. A DVD of 1988's The Cure In Orange concert film should also be out sometime soon. If these all come out in the fall, it'll be a full-on mopefest just in time for all the rain in November! Put on your best sad face! —Twitter

Bruce Springsteen will attend this year's Toronto International Film Festival. He'll speak with actor Edward Norton (Fight Club, American History X) about making Thom Zimny's The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town documentary, which will be screened during the festival. —Toronto Star

Draw a picture of The Pack A.D. and get immortalized in a CD booklet. —thepackafterdeath.com

Visions of that video with moving floors are dancing in our heads: Jamiroquai will release their first album in five years, Rock Dust Light Star, in November. —The Sun

Los Campesinos! will release a four-track EP of reworked songs from this year's Romance Is Boring album this fall. They'll also tour North America throughout October. Hopefully Gareth doesn't get a concussion stage diving this time. —Canvas Media

Eddie Vedder and Flea are on Rolling Stones guitarist/bassist Ronnie Wood's upcoming new album, I Feel Like Playing, which is out Sept. 28. Slash and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons also guest, which means this record also should still also appeal to, y'know, your dad. —Blabbermouth

This next sentence is going to have so much emo in it that it's going to make your brain asplode: Further Seems Forever have reunited with Dashboard Confessional singer Chris Carrabba. And here you thought emo was passe. —Alternative Press

Attack In Black's Spencer Burton will release a self-titled EP under the name Grey Kingdom on Aug. 31. —Dine Alone 

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