In The News: Of Montreal, Pink Floyd, The Smiths, Paul Simon, The Rolling Stones And More

Lots of MAGNET favorites are coming out with awesome boxed sets this fall, including of Montreal, which will release the career-spanning Cassette Box Set (Joyful Noise), containing the group’s first 10 full-lengths on cassette tape, on October 25. Eleventh album Paralytic Stalks is due out early next year via Polyvinyl Records … Pink Floyd and EMI music have announced a series of releases starting September 26 under the “Why Pink Floyd?” campaign. They will include deluxe collector’s edition boxed sets, unreleased music from the archives, album remasters, live recordings and a new best-of collection … Complete is a comprehensive boxed set featuring eight remastered albums by the Smiths, and you can own it on CD and/or vinyl on October 18 via Rhino … On October 13, Paul Simon turns 70. In celebration, he’ll release Songwriter (Sony Legacy) on October 24. It’s a two-disc set that features songs and performances spanning 50 years … The Rolling Stones will release the remastered, expanded, super-deluxe, deluxe and digital editions of Some Girls on November 21 via Universal … All Tomorrow’s Parties sister event, I’ll Be Your Mirror, will take place for the first time in the U.S. in Asbury Park, N.J., at the end of September. The  event will be curated and headlined by Portishead, and it’s currently offering a mix tape featuring almost every artist on the lineup that can be streamed or downloaded from ATP’s websitePanic Of Looking is a new EP created from the collaboration between Brian Eno and poet Rick Holland, and it will be out November 8 via Warp Records … Deerhoof fans that missed the band’s Deerhoof Vs. Evil tour will now be able to feel like they were there with 99% Upset Feeling, which can be streamed or downloaded from the band’s website … In 2005, the Blam broke up, but now the NYC band is surprising fans with Blow Wind Blow, which was hidden in the vaults.

—Emily Costantino

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