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The-Dream X-Rated, Black Keys Diss Gaga

Plus: Bryan Ferry announces first U.S. solo dates in nine years, full Lollapalooza schedule unveiled.

SPIN iconBy: SPIN Staff // June 8, 2011
  • Lady Gaga‘s Little Monsters have retaliated against Black KeysPatrick Carney, after the drummer posted a series of Tweets where he compared the pop star to Madonna. The vitriolic disses included calling Carney “an ugly ass bitch” and likened him to “the kid in the wheelchair from Glee.” “Hey, Little Monsters! Everyone knows Lady Gaga sounds nothing at all like Madonna. I was joking!” he posted in response. [MTV]

  • Bryan Ferry has announced early dates of a 10-date fall tour – the Roxy Music frontman’s first since 2002. Thedebut show takes place in Miami Beach, FL, on September 29, while gigs are also scheduled for Chicago and Los Angeles. [Viva Roxy Music]

  • Check out the psychedelic video for Panda Bear‘s Tomboy track “Slow Motion.” The clip also features an interview with Animal Collective member at the end, where he talks about the creative process behind the album.

  • Dance-rock duo YACHT have dropped the second track from their June album Shangri-La. Check out the super funky banger “Utopia” below.

    • Balkan-pop act Beirut will return with their first album, The Rip Tide, on August 30. The ten-track set – which includes the lead single “East Harlem” (below) – will be released via frontman Zach Condon‘s own Pomepeii Records.

      • Check out Teddybear‘s collaboration with Cee Lo and the B-52‘s for the psychedelic-pop throwback “Cho Cha,” from the Swedish group’s new LP Devil’s Music.

        • Lollapalooza has unveiled the full schedule for this year’s edition, taking place August 5-7 in Chicago. Attendees will have to make some tough decisions: Coldplay and Muse have been scheduled as Friday night’s competing headliners, My Morning Jacket and Eminem will face off on Saturday, and Deadmau5 and Foo Fighters will close out the fest on Sunday. Check out the full schedule here.


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