Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 3:18 P.M.]

NEWS:

    DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Talk About 'TWILIGHT'
    "I love Jacob," guitarist Chris Walla said of the New Moon character. "He's great." [MTV]
    THE STOOGES Reunite with 'Raw Power' Guitarist
    James Williamson rejoins legendary punk band following death of axeman Ron Asheton. [Pitchfork]
    JAY-Z's 'Blueprint 3': A Track by Track Review
    SPIN examines all 14 cuts on the leaked album and asks, "But will it rock a Labor Day barbeque?" [SPIN]
    PETE WENTZ, ASHLEE SIMPSON to Quit Hollywood Life
    Couple to move away from Los Angeles to give their baby son a "normal" life. [Show Biz Spy]
    MICHAEL JACKSON's Body Laid to Rest
    Two hundred friends, celebs, and family members attended the private California burial. [SPIN]
    ALICE COOPER Slags VAMPIRE WEEKEND
    "Why are American bands so wimpy?"the aging rocker asked. [Noisecreep]
    ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN Keyboardist Dead at 53
    Former member Jake Brockman died in a motorcycle crash in Kirk, England. [BBC]
    RADIOHEAD's THOM YORKE Releases 2 Solo Songs
    WATCH: The Brit frontman plays new tune "FeelingPulledApartbyHorses"! [SPIN]
    TRAVIS BARKER, GOOD CHARLOTTE Members Attend Private DJ AM Funeral
    Adam Goldstein was laid to rest Wednesday at a Los Angeles cemetery. [Gigwise]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: BECK & MGMT Cover LEONARD COHEN
    Devendra Banhart, Little Joy, and Wolfmother also join second installment of Beck's Record Club. [SPIN]
    WATCH: DIDDY Previews New Dirty Money Music Video
    Late rapper Notorious B.I.G. makes a cameo in the Bad Boy's new clip. [Last Train to Paris]
    WATCH: GHOSTFACE Talks About Girl Problems
    Wu-Tang rapper on "psycho" women and how to get rid of them (read: stop answering the phone). [YouTube]
    WATCH: NIN Joined by GARY NUMAN at L.A. Gig!
    Trent Reznor and the Brit synth-pop icon perform the 1979 hit "Cars" and more! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: MASSIVE ATTACK Collaborate with TVOTR's Tunde Adebimpe
    Check out the dark, sinister, and nearly seven-minute-long "Pray for Rain." [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: AIR's Groovy 'Love' Song
    "Sing Sang Sung" is a soft, buoyant track off the duo's upcoming album, Love 2. [Stereogum]
    DOWNLOAD: TV ON THE RADIO Guitarist Kyp Malone's Solo Song
    Hirsute axeman leaks a tune from his new Rain Machine side project. [Stereogum]

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