Friday's Music Roundup

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Vampire Weekend
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[Updated: 5:26 P.M.]

NEWS:

    AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Injured in Motorcycle Accident
    Rocker treated for minor injuries in Massachusetts hospital and released after a few hours. [Billboard]
    LIL WAYNE Owes $1.3 Million in Unpaid Taxes
    First prison, now the IRS. Watch out, Uncle Sam: you might be the target of Weezy's next scathing song. [MTV]
    M.I.A. 'Didn't Care About New Album,' Says DIPLO
    "All she has is a bunch of yes men around her and they kinda suck," he says. [Black Book Magazine]
    MGMT Add Shows to U.S. Tour
    Brooklyn psych rockers extend jaunt for Congratulations into November. [SPIN]
    Country Legend HANK COCHRAN Dies at 74
    The singer-songerwriter's final night was spent with friends and fellow musicians like Jamey Johnson, Billy Ray Cyrus. [Tennessean]
    MUSE "Sell Soul" for 'Twilight' Exposure'
    Bassist Chris Wolstenholme says the band only jumped on the vampire bandwagon to expand their American audience. [SPIN]
    PERRY FARRELL: GAGA is Lolla's "Centerpiece"
    "She's the Plastic Ono Band meets Madonna meets Elton John," says the festival founder and Jane's Addiction singer. [SPIN]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND Sued Over Album Cover Art
    Model featured on the cover of Contra says she didn't give consent for 1983 photo, sues for $2 million. [TMZ]
    PINK Rushed to Hospital After Onstage Fall
    The pop star tumbles from an elevated harness during show in Germany. Click here for details. [SPIN]
    GUIDED BY VOICES Return with Fall Tour
    Indie rock legends reunite their classic lineup for a 17-city trek, kicking off in September. [SPIN]
    ARCADE FIRE Unveils Eight Album Covers for 'The Suburbs'
    Each work for the band's August 3 release shows a car in a suburban neighborhood. [Consequence of Sound]
    New WEEZER Album Due September 13
    "There's definitely going to be more raw rock energy on this one," Rivers Cuomo says of his band's yet-to-be-titled LP. [NewsTimes]
    EXCLUSIVE: CHROMEO Talk New Album, Cover Art
    Dave 1 of Montreal's sexy electro pop act chats about Business Casual, Daryl Hall, and erotic photography. [SPIN]
    JACK JOHNSON Fills Madison Square Garden with Love
    A capacity crowd of couples swoon the night away to Johnson's mellow, romantic tunes. [SPIN]
    RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Protest Arizona Immigration Law with July 23 Concert
    Rock band will play their first show in L.A. in 10 years to protest Arizona's new law. Conor Oberst will open. [Pitchfork]
    New AMY WINEHOUSE: New Album Out This Year
    "It's going to be very much the same as [Back to Black]," the oft-troubled singer says. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: FACEBOOK Movie Trailer: TIMBERLAKE, RADIOHEAD Cover
    The Social Network clip features a haunting choir version of "Creep." [SPIN]
    WATCH: BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE Release Fan Video
    "Meet Me in the Basement" clip is a mash-up of video footage of riots and pop culture images. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: JOHN LEGEND and THE ROOTS Collabo
    The funky and soulful "Wake Up Everybody" is from the Roots' new record Wake Up!. [People]
    LISTEN: BEN FOLDS and NICK HORNBY Release Song About LEVI JOHNSTON
    "Levi Johnston Blues" is off the piano man and High Fidelity author's collabo release Lonely Avenue. [Nonesuch]
    WATCH: BAND OF HORSES' Cinematic New Video
    It's a story of lost love in the California desert with the alt-county band's "Laredo" clip. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: New Song from CUT COPY
    Get "Where I'm Going," the chilled out, beachy new song from the Australian dance-rock denizens. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New Video from Rising Star BRUNO MARS
    The smooth crooner, who broke out singing Travie McCoy's "Billionaire" hook, steps out on his own. [SPIN]
    WATCH: PEARL JAM Release Oil Spill Video
    EdVed and Co. fight pollution and show their love for the ocean in "Amongst the Waves" clip. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New Song from JENNY LEWIS AND JOHNATHAN RICE
    Hear "Big Wave," from the Rilo Kiley singer and her troubadour boyfriend's August album I'm Having Fun Now. [Daily Candy]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26
  • 2 Buzzcocks — "It's Not You" " 02:46
  • 3 The Drums — Magic Mountain " 04:05
  • 4 Jessie Ware — Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe " 03:46
  • 5 Flying Lotus — Coronus, the Terminator " 02:40
  • 6 JEFF The Brotherhood — Gouge Away " 02:52

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