Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:23 P.M.]

NEWS:

    THEM CROOKED VULTURES Kick Off U.S. Tour
    Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones slay fans in Austin, TX! [SPIN]
    SUFJAN STEVENS Records Instrumental Album With His Stepdad!
    The National's Bryce Dessner also pitches in on the Dec. 8 release. [Pitchfork]
    COLDPLAY to Appear on 'THE SIMPSONS'
    Chris Martin and Co. will go animated for 20th anniversary edition of the show, airing Jan. 14. [Coldplay]
    JAY-Z and ALICIA KEYS Film Music Video at 9/11 Ground Zero
    Duo tap director Hype Williams and head to former WTC site to shoot "Empire State of Mind" clip. [Gigwise]
    PARAMORE Postpone Tour
    All shows through Oct. 9 will be rescheduled due to singer Hayley Williams' laryngitis. [Paramore]
    KANYE WEST and LADY GAGA's "Fame Kills" Tour Canceled
    "It was a mutual decision," said the "Poker Face" singer. [SPIN]
    MICHAEL JACKSON Was "Healthy" When He Died
    New autopsy claims singer was in good physical condition he passed in June. [AP]
    LIAM GALLAGHER Loves Honey Bees
    Ex-Oasis singer helps to save bees, which are in danger of being wiped out. [Spinner]
    MASTODON's 'Crack the Skye' Film to Premiere in NYC
    Doc chronicles the creation of the Atlanta metal band's rockin' concept album. [RoyalFlush]
    THOM YORKE's New Band with FLEA Announces Third Concert
    The group will play Friday night at L.A.'s intimate Echoplex venue. [BrooklynVegan]
    50 CENT Honors 'Terminator' with New Album Cover
    Queens, NY, rapper sates his inner Schwarzenegger with artwork for Before I Self-Destruct. [NME]
    FATBOY SLIM Records Concept Album with DAVID BYRNE
    Martha Wainwright, Cyndi Lauper sing on the release, which is about the former First Lady of the Philippines. [BBC]
    5 Reasons Against a RAMONES Biopic
    SPIN responds to news that a film about the influential New York punks is in the works. [SPIN]
    LIL WAYNE Working on New Mixtape
    The rapper has six tracks completed for his No Ceiling release. [MTV]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: DEAD WEATHER's New Video
    Directed by Jack White and starring... Jack White! [SPIN]
    WATCH: BECK, MGMT, DEVENDRA Cover LEONARD COHEN
    Wolfmother, Little Joy members also join on rendition of "Sisters of Mercy." [Beck]
    LISTEN: HATEBREED's New Album!
    Grammy Award-nominated hardcore band post their latest record online -- and it's absolutely brutal! [SPIN]
    WATCH: PIXIES Debut 'Doolittle' Tour
    Boston alt-rock pioneers tear through their 1989 classic -- plus B-sides -- in Dublin! [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: PORTISHEAD Leader Barrow's New Song
    Get "I Know," a track on the October debut release from Barrow's new band, BEAK>. [Fact Magazine]
    WATCH: DEVENDRA BANHART's New Song
    "Angelika," from Banhart's Oct. 27 release, mixes acoustic guitar with Latin grooves and piano. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Debuts New Song Live!
    The Boss says farewell to New Jersey's Giants Stadium with "Wrecking Ball"! [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: PHOENIX Remixed by ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, DEVENDRA BANHART
    Plus: the French popsters are confirmed to score next Sofia Coppola flick. [SPIN]
    WATCH: BLACK LIPS' "Let It Grow" Music Video
    An obese guy hits the road, drops into America's rural tourist attractions in this weird new clip! [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: FOO FIGHTERS' New Video
    The alt-rock giants release the Tom Petty-esque "Wheels," off their upcoming greatest hits package. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Unreleased Live NIRVANA Song
    "Scoff," recorded live at a 1990 concert, arrives Nov. 3 on a 20th anniv. reissue of Bleach. [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45
  • 2 Low Leaf — Set Me Free " 02:13
  • 3 Doe Paoro — Nobody " 03:05
  • 4 Chromeo with Ezra Koenig — Ezra's Interlude " 01:55
  • 5 The Julie Ruin — Brightside " 03:04
  • 6 Mirel Wagner — What Love Looks Like " 03:07
  • 7 Amen Dunes — I Can't Dig It " 04:53

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