MORE NEW SIGNINGS, RUMORS, ETC. -- Brett Dennen, once signed to Dualtone, is rumored to have been scooped up by Downtown… What L.A.-based female singer, once signed to Virgin, is thiiiiiis close to inking a deal for her new record with the folks at Nettwerk? Coolfer reports that Ween has signed with Rounder…Sixteen year-old MySpace darling Ashley Gearing has been signed by Curb…What Sacramento-based band, recently dropped by a major, has had label reps from the East coast flying West to see them lately? Gary Savelstein reports that the Capitol Music Group has signed Saving Abel …Sigur Ros, dropped by Geffen, signs with XL/Beggars …Driveblind has also been dropped by Geffen…Which unsigned L.A.-based singer’s recent show at the Hotel Café caused the city's Fire Marshal to show up and find out what all the ruckus was about? Which NY-based singer/pianist has more than a few major labels trying to sign him -- Atlantic and Universal being the two frontrunners?