From across the universe, West Coast Sound has compiled a quick digital dump of music news spanning the internutz, interpreted though the lens of the 17th century Japanese poetic form, the Haiku.

What the Fuqua? 'Pac

Film signs scribes; Watt on

Stooging; Fiddy Tweets.

All the news fit to blog: Soundgarden's bassist isn't homeless, skinheads attack Russian concert, Les Banks directs for Los Cenzontles, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy says he will record again.

More Required Reading after the jump:

Post-Katrina, Music Still Thrives In New Orleans

50 Cent's bizarre Twitter rants continue

Mike Watt fills in the spaces for the Stooges

Nine Women In The Room: A Music Writers Roundtable

A New Tupac Shakur Biopic Will Answer Why He Was Killed, If Not By Whom

California's Los Cenzontles Debut New Les Blank-Directed Video For “Soy Mexicano Americano”

Ono to mark John Lennon's 70th birthday in Iceland

LCD Soundsystem To Record Again

Teenage girl killed in skinhead rampage at Russian festival

Eminem: Stadium Shows with Jay-Z 'Won't Be a Competition'

Soundgarden Bassist Denies He Was Homeless

No Age Add More North American Dates

Sufjan Stevens Announces New Album

Yankees, Jay-Z team up on co-branded merchandise

The Libertines Reunite in London

Los Cenzontles' last hit:

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