Friday's Music Roundup

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KANYE WEST
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[Updated: 3:24 P.M.]

NEWS:

    TRENT REZNOR's New Band Releases Free EP
    Or you can buy an enhanced version of the How to Destroy Angels EP, if you're feeling rich. [SPIN]
    JENNY LEWIS and Boyfriend JONATHAN RICE Prep Album as Duo
    No word yet on a release date, but the couple -- dubbed Jenny and Johnny -- will play shows together this summer. [Twenty Four Bit]
    ALICIA KEYS Is Pregnant, Engaged to SWIZZ BEATS
    The couple will be married at a private ceremony later this year. [USA Today]
    WAVVES Unveils Cover Art for New Album
    A totally trippy image of a surfer cat graces the cover of King of the Beach, out Aug. 3. Gnar gnar, brah. [Gorilla Vs. Bear]
    EMINEM Album Features RIHANNA, PINK, LIL WAYNE
    Plus, check out the cover art for Recovery, out June 22. [SPIN]
    ARCADE FIRE's Third Album Has Title, Release Date
    Plus: Hear full streams of the first two singles from The Suburbs, which arrives August 3. [SPIN]
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, CONOR OBERST, KANYE WEST Protest Arizona
    Music stars join Sound Strike, an open call to boycott the state of Arizona over its new immigration law. [Music Radar]
    SLASH, NOEL GALLAGHER to Perform with Reunited Rockers THE FACES
    Ronnie Wood says the Black Crowes' ChrisRobinson will also join the band, who reformed without Rod Stewart. [Gigwise]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: MODEST MOUSE's ISAAC BROCK Debuts New UGLY CASSANOVA Song
    "Here's to Now" appears on the soundtrack to 180 South, a new documentary about Patagonia. [Guess I'm Floating]
    LISTEN: KANYE WEST Leaks New Song
    'Ye samples King Crimson on "Power," the lead single off his upcoming album Good Ass Job. [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: WE ARE SCIENTISTS Go Acoustic
    DOWNLOAD: The dance-y indie rockers strip down their new single "Rules Don't Stop." [SPIN]
    LISTEN: CHRISTINA AGUILERA andM.I.A. Collabo
    "Electric Love" -- off Xtina's Bionic, out June 8 -- is an bubbly electro jam. [Some Kind of Awesome]
    LISTEN: VAMPIRE WEEKEND's 'TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE' Song
    "Jonathan Low" boasts elaborate orchestration and 12-string guitar. [CoS]
    WATCH: THE WHIGS Perform at SPIN's Office
    The Athens, GA, trio turn down the feedback for a unique performance in NYC. [SPIN]
    WATCH: ADELE in the Studio
    SPIN's cameras head inside Rick Rubin's Malibu joint with 2009's Best New Artist Grammy winner! Watch now. [SPIN]
    WATCH: VAMPIRE WEEKEND's Funny "Holiday" Video
    he indie kings cruise in a convertible and hang poolside with bikini-ed babes -- all while dressed like George Washington! [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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