Today in Music News: New Dead Weather Album, Jay Reatard Cause of Death, Taylor Swift, the Strokes
- Jack White says new Dead Weather album should be out in April.
- Jay Reatard died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death," reports the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal. Click for our Reatard obit post and interview from last year.
- "Maybe she's not the best technical singer, but she's probably the best emotional singer..." Scott Borchetta, chief of Taylor Swift's label Big Machine Records, tells the Tennessean.
- The Strokes recording new album with super producer Joe Chiccarelli (Beck, White Stripes, My Morning Jacket).