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Best Coast on Letterman, DJ Kool Herc Sick + More

Cut Copy and Duran Duran headline Miami's Ultra Fest, Vivian Girls release new track.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // February 1, 2011
  • Watch Best Coast performing a raucous version of “Each and Every Day” on Letterman below.

  • DJ Kool Herc — one of the founding fathers of hip-hop and turntable pioneer — has been stricken with an undisclosed illness and will be undergoing emergency surgery without health insurance. DJ Premier has posted info on how to help Herc cover medical costs. [The Village Voice]

  • Cut Copy, Crystal Castles, Duran Duran, Klaxons, Chemical Brothers, !!!, and more are set to perform at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, which takes place March 25-27 in Bicentennial Park. [Ultra Music Festival]

  • Check out another funky new Toro Y Moi track titled “New Beat,” from Chaz Budnick’s forthcoming February 22 release, Underneath the Pine. [via Pitchfork]

  • Download a new track from Vivian Girls. “I Heard You Say” will be included on the lo-fi garage rockers’ new album Share the Joy, which will be released on April 12.[Polyvinyl Records]