Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:02 P.M.]

NEWS:

    SPOON Announce New Album
    Texas band's seventh record, Transference, drops Jan. 26. [Pitchfork]
    RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to Release New Album in 2010
    Band are working on the follow-up to 2006's Stadium Arcadium now, says drummer Chad Smith. [NME]
    BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Covers THE CLASH in NYC
    Stevie Wonder covers MJ, Paul Simon plays the Beatles at Rock Hall b-day concert. [AP]
    BECK, BEASTIE BOYS Remix NORAH JONES
    Santigold also remix songs from Jones' Nov. 17 release, The Fall. [EW]
    HOAX: DANZIG Drummer CHUCK BISCUITS Not Dead
    Brooklyn journalist sets web ablaze with false report of sticksman's passing. [BrooklynVegan]
    See BON IVER, DEER TICK and More in Childhood Halloween Costumes
    Apparently Bon Iver's Justin Vernon wanted to be a Midwestern rocker from an early age... [EMusic]
    FOO FIGHTERS to Play Live Concert on Facebook
    Dave Grohl and Co.'s performance will air Friday Oct 30 at 10 P.M. EST. [Facebook]
    SLASH Joins ALICE COOPER Onstage in L.A.
    Duo play "School's Out" at special Halloween gig. [Examiner]
    SLIPKNOT Singer Tried Out for VELVET REVOLVER
    "We did some demos together, and it just didn't work," says Corey Taylor. [Blabbermouth]
    ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN Announce New Live Album
    Live At The Royal Albert Hall features a complete performance of their 1984 classic Ocean Rain. [NME]
    THE NATIONAL and BREEDERS Perform Together
    Hero twins is the theme of a powerful performance of a Mayan creation myth from twin Dessners and Deals in Brooklyn. [SPIN]
    REVIEW: MICHAEL JACKSON's 'This Is It'
    The man and his talent shine through in this engaging documentary about his planned final concerts. [SPIN]
    STONE TEMPLE PILOTS to Finish New Album In Early 2010
    Scott Weiland says the band will wrap the reunion album after their winter tour. [Spinner]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: WEEZER Rock 'Yo Gabba Gabba'
    Rivers Cuomo and Co. dress in bug costumes and play 'Gabba' original "All My Friends Are Insects." [EW]
    DOWNLOAD: YEASAYER's Rad New Single
    Brooklyn experimental art-rockers showcase their pop side, but stay weird enough on "Ambling Alp." [SPIN]
    WATCH: JAY-Z and ALICIA KEYS Rock the World Series
    The duo play Blueprint 3 hit "Empire State of Mind," leading the Yankees to victory over the Phillies! [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: WYCLEF JEAN's "Suicide Love"
    Jean collabos with Eve on this track off DJ Drama's upcoming release. [Nah Right]
    DOWNLOAD: LIL WAYNE's 'No Ceiling' Mixtape
    Weezy samples popular hip-hop cuts like Jay-Z's "D.O.A." on new release. [Nah Right]
    WATCH: HEATH LEDGER-Directed Hip-Hop Video
    PLUS: Rapper N'fa, a longtime pal of the late Dark Knight actor, talks about Ledger's concept for his "Cause An Effect" clip. [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Emay — MAIR " 04:09
  • 2 Grooms — Doctor M " 06:09
  • 3 The Suffers — Make Some Room " 04:34
  • 4 KLOË — Grip " 03:24
  • 5 Dead Right! — Rising Tide (Saint Motel Remix) " 03:17
  • 6 Howardian — Be Fruitful " 02:03

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