Nada Surf Set to Release New Record, The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy, January 24, 2012

Barsuk Records is excited to announce the release of the new Nada Surf record, The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy, on January 24, 2012. NPR debuted the first track, "When I Was Young," yesterday. Fans can now grab, share and re-post the free download from NPR HERE. Stars is Nada Surf's seventh record, and fourth for Seattle indie Barsuk, following the successful and critically lauded Let Go (2003), The Weight is a Gift (2005), Lucky (2007) and their self-released covers record if i had a hifi (2010). This is their first album of new material in four years. The band will perform a day-of-release show at New York City's Bowery Ballroom.

Nada Surf's lineup for 15 years has been and still is Matthew Caws (vocals, guitar), Daniel Lorca (bass) and Ira Elliot (drums), though this time, as on if i had a hifi and the tour that followed, they invited guitarist Doug Gillard (Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha) to join in the proceedings. Chris Shaw (Wilco, Brendan Benson, Elvis Perkins in Dearland and Super Furry Animals) was brought in to produce and record, having worked with the band before when he mixed their hit song, "Always Love."

Behind The Scenes: June Ambrose Talks VH1 Show And Rappers Wearing Women's Clothing (Video)

CherryOnTop recently got an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of one of the episodes of June Ambrose’s upcoming VH1 reality series. While on set, we also got a chance to chop it up with the ├╝ber-fashionable celebrity stylist about the show, Jaleel White (who she styled for the episode) shedding his Steve Urkel past, and male rappers wearing women’s clothing.

Visit CherryOnTop.com to watch our exclusive with June Ambrose!

Nicki Minaj Launching OPI Nail Polish Line

Would you like to have Nicki Minaj at your fingertips? Well now you can! The rap superstar has teamed up with nail giant, OPI, to bring us all that shimmers and glitters. The nail collection will feature six lacquers inspired by chart toppers from her multi-platinum album, Pink Friday. A few colors in the collection include “Save Me”, a confetti-like dark metallic, “Did It On ‘Em”, a super bright neon green, and “Pink Friday,” an iridescent lavender pink.