Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:57 P.M.]

NEWS:

    EMINEM Is "Rebuilding" Shady Records
    Em is looking to sign "younger talent," like rap group Slaughterhouse. [MTV]
    Portland Mayor Has a Portrait of MODEST MOUSE's ISAAC BROCK on His Wall
    The painting shows the rocker wearing lederhosen and standing in front of a giant boar! [Portland Mercury]
    DANDY WARHOLS Plan Greatest Hits Album
    The Capitol Years 1995-2007, out in July, features 14 of the Portland, OR, rock group's biggest hits. [Dandy Warhols]
    SUPERCHUNK Reveal New Album Details
    Majesty Shredding is the first new album in nine years from the Chapel Hill, NC, indie rock outfit. [Merge Records]
    YEASAYER Schedule Fall Tour Dates
    Brooklyn psych-rockers extend their already intense touring schedule through October. [SPIN]
    TRENT REZNOR's New Band to Release Album
    How to Destroy Angels' upcoming full-length will sound "more focused" than their new EP. Click here for details! [SPIN]
    LES SAVY FAV Announce New Album
    Brooklyn rockers will drop their yet-to-be-titled album in September.[NME]
    WU-TANG CLAN Headed to Broadway?
    RZA "dreams" that 36 Chambers will become a musical within the next five years. [The Boom Box]
    TV ON THE RADIO's DAVE SITEK Preps Solo Debut as MAXIMUM BALLOON
    The producer-guitarist's album, out in August, will feature yet-to-be-revealed guest vocalists. [Pitchfork]
    WAVVES Announces New Single
    "Post Acid" is the first offering from the lo-fi/punk trio's upcoming third album, King of the Beach.[Pitchfork]
    BEASTIE BOY to Release WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS Doc
    Guns! Heroin! Poems! Patti Smith and Sonic Youth pen the soundtrack to the fall film from Adam Yauch's company. Watch the trailer. [SPIN]
    PIXIES Schedule U.S. 'Doolittle' Dates
    After a successful 2009 run, the Boston band return to play their influential 1989 album live. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: KATE NASH Debuts Circus Video
    The Brit songstress' boyfriend, Cribs frontman Ryan Jarman, wears a wig in the circus-style clip for "Kiss That Grrrl." [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: COLDPLAY Bassist's Side Project APPARATJIK Releases Free EP
    Get their debut release -- 4 Can Keep A Secret If 3 Of Them Are Dead -- now. [Eye On Committee]
    WATCH: BECK, ST. VINCENT, LIARS Cover INXS
    Check out the latest installation of Beck's Record Club Series: a cover of the Aussie band's tune "Mystify." [Beck]
    WATCH: ANDRE 3000 Covers THE BEATLES for NIKE Ad
    OutKast member sings "All Together Now" from 1969's Yellow Submarine for a new Nike basketball TV Ad. [YouTube]
    WATCH: VAMPIRE WEEKEND Performance, Interview on 'The Colbert Report'
    New York indie band play "Holiday," sit down for a chat with the humorous TV host. [Colbert Nation]
    WATCH: OF MONTREAL Debuts New Songs Live in DC
    Kevin Barnes and Co. play new track "Crazy Girls." [YouTube]
    WATCH: OBAMA, MCCARTNEY, WHITE, GROHL Sing "Hey Jude"!
    Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jerry Seinfeld, JoBros, and more join the all-star sing-along at the White House! [SPIN]
    WATCH: DIRTY PROJECTORS Cover DYLAN, NAS Does SLICK RICK
    Download MP3s and watch these artists and others perform the tracks that influenced their music. [SPIN]
    WATCH: BUTCH WALKER Plays Acoustic at SPIN HQ
    The Fall Out Boy and Katy Perry hit-maker strips down his original ballads and covers Halls & Oates! [SPIN]
    WATCH: New BAND OF HORSES Video
    The alt-country band's clip for "For Annabelle" features an elk walking in a pristine oceanside landscape. [OdetoBoh]
    LISTEN: SHERYL CROW Debuts New Single
    The singer-songwriter unveils "Summer Day," the lead track off her July 20 release 100 Miles from Memphis. [YouTube]

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  • 5 Angel Olsen — May As Well " 02:39

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