Monday Music News Jan30

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The latest addition to the esteemed Austin City Limits concert series TV show is now set to be none other than the elusive Radiohead, who are currently on tour supporting their latest under-the-radar (but destined to be b-i-g, of course) album, The King of Limbs. The Brit band will tape their ACL appearance on March 6, and the ACL folks are already bracing for the onslaught of people that are sure to find, erhm, interesting ways to talk their way in to the session.

More musical TV news this week – another fab concert series, PBS TV’s Live from the Artists Den (U.S.) will be kicking off its fourth season on February 3 with a small-room concert from Adele. Also set to perform on the new season are Iron and Wine, Amos Lee with special guest Calexico, Death Cab for Cutie, and The Fray; each artist will perform in a unique and often historically-relevant venue for invitation-only guests. Visit www.artistsden.com for the complete schedule, which includes PBS stations nationwide as well as spots on Hulu, Vevo, and (audio) Pandora – European, Aussie, and Canadian viewers may be able to access the shows through Northstar Media.

The Decemberists are dropping their first full-length concert album in March – the band’s We all Raise Our Voices to the Air (Live Songs 04.11-08.11) is a new set that brings together songs from most of their albums, and that was recorded at a dozen different Decemberists shows last year while the band was on tour. You’ll be able to snag it in a few different forms, namely a 2-disc CD, a 20-track download album, or a triple-record vinyl set…

PYXIS POINTS | Snow Patrol’s performance of songs from their new album, Fallen Empires, from earlier this year on America’s Late Show with David Letterman is now available for on-demand streaming on www.cbs.com | Arctic Monkeys will be bringing along The Black Keys for the former’s second leg North American tour, which is set to kick off in April | The 2012 Isle of Wight Fest is now set for June 22-24 this year, with headliners including Noel Gallagher, Madness, Elbow, and Noah and the Whale | Garbage have titled their new album (due May 15) Not Your Kind of People | The second annual Snowball Music Fest is on the way March 2-4 in Vail Valley, Colorado, with headliners including The Kooks and TV on the Radio | The first-ever U.S. edition of the UK’s legendary concert event, The Secret Policeman’s ball, will be held on March 4 at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall, and will feature Coldplay and Mumford and Sons, among others | Say Anything director Cameron Crowe is working with Sigur Ros frontman Jonsi on music for another new Crowe movie, this one reportedly a comedy | and in related film-meets-music news, actress-slash-director Julie Delpy (Before Sunrise) is currently working on a new rockumentary about the life of Clash frontman Joe Strummer – Kristi Kates