Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Music Notes: Arctic Monkeys sneak peeks, GA man apprehended for Dolla's shooting

- The Arctic Monkeys have premiered snippets of two new songs in a new online video available at NME.com. The band members have been in the process of recording a third album. [NME]

- Dolla, a 21-year-old rapper and protégé of Akon, was gunned down yesterday in LA's Beverly Center. The Atlanta rapper was born Roderick Anthony Burton II. Georgia resident Aubrey Louis Berry has been arrested as the suspect responsible for the shooting. [Yahoo! Music]

- Jarvis Cocker will voice Petey, a "mandolin-toting puppet," in Wes Anderson's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Fantastic Mr. Fox. The two of them have also teamed up to write a song for the film, which will come to theaters on November 13. [SPIN]

- Check out the full details of Paul Banks' Julian Plenti album here. [Pitchfork]

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