In honor of her artistic achievements, Boston mayor Marty Walsh declared October 10, 2015 Patti Smith Day. [Pitchfork]

Courtney Barnett announced her new single, produced by Jack White, will be a follow up to her song “Boxing Day.” The single comes out today, October 16. [Under the Radar]

PJ Harvey played ten new songs and shared some of her poetry during a performance at Royal Festival Hall in London. [Consequence of Sound]

The influential and pioneering all- girl Portland punk band, Neo Boys, were among a small group of musicians inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. [K Recs]

EMA’s “Active Shooter” song and video delivered a haunting message in response to the mass shooting epidemic. [Under The Radar Magazine]