Friday’s Music Roundup
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[Updated: 3:04 P.M.]
- COACHELLA Dates Set for 2010
Mark your calendars for April 16-18! The California desert fest is back for its 11th year — perhaps with Pavement? [Billboard]
- New ANIMAL COLLECTIVE EP Due This Fall
The band gets dark, samples the Dead on the forthcoming five-song Fall Be Kind, to be released by year’s end. [Pitchfork]
- New RADIOHEAD Album to Drop Next Year
Guitarist Ed O’Brien says the band will hit the studio this winter with long-time producer — and recent Thom Yorke bandmate — Nigel Godrich. [NME]
- AMY WINEHOUSE Readying Third Album for 2010?
Island Records rep says the English diva’s Back to Black follow-up will “hopefully” be ready by 2010.[Gigwise]
- FLAMING LIPS Pop-Up Store to Launch October 15 in L.A.
The space rock icons celebrate their twelfth full-length with sale of exclusive merch and CDs. [MySpace]
- LCD SOUNDSYSTEM’s Murphy Talks New Album
The brain behind the dance rock act blogs about his new album and the uselessness of art in a personal MySpace rant. [MySpace]
- New ROCK BAND App Coming to iPhone!
Rock out to Pixies, Foo Fighters, and Smashing Pumpkins by tapping along with the new four-inch version of the game. [EW]
- BRENDAN BENSON Plots Fall Tour
Raconteur plots 14 new tour dates, kicking off Nov. 13 in St. Louis. [MySpace]
MP3s & VIDEOS:
- DOWNLOAD: New Track from CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG
Head to the French actress’s website for the title track from her forthcoming Beck-produced album, IRM, out January 25. [charlottegainsbourg.com]