[Updated: 5:06 P.M.]
DEAD WEATHER Halfway Through Next Album
Plus, in other Jack White news, White Stripes Release Rarities. [SPIN]
FLAMPING LIPS Cover PINK FLOYD's 'Dark Side of the Moon'
Henry Rollins, Peaches join the band on their track-by-track interpretation of the 1973 classic. [LA Times]
VAMPIRE WEEKEND Preview New Album at London Gig
New York quartet performed half of Contra, their second album out in January. [NME]
THIEVERY CORPORATION to Release New Album in 2010
"We're going to start recording in January," said Rob Garza, leader of the DC collective. [Billboard]
DEPECHE MODE's DAVE GAHAN to Peru: "Thank You Very Much, Chile!"
Electro-pop singer tests geography skills in front of 30,000 fans, fails miserably. [The Daily Swarm]
LADY GAGA Taps KID CUDI for "Monster Ball" Tour
Show will be "a multimedia artistic experience in the style of the first-ever pop electro opera," says Gaga. [SPIN]
MP3s & VIDEOS:
WATCH: SPIRAL STAIRS' Drug-Fueled Video
Ex-Pavement guitarist clears medicine cabinets in this clip for "Stolen Pills." [Matablog]
WATCH: TRAVIS' Fran Healy Unplugged!
The hitmaking singer/songwriter previews his current acoustic tour at SPIN's NYC office. [SPIN]
WATCH: DEAD WEATHER's New Video!
Check out the Jack-directed, alternate version of the recent "I Cut Like a Buffalo" clip.[Pitchfork]
WATCH: SCOTT WEILAND's Romantic New Video
The STP frontman meets his dream girl in this cute clip for "Tangle With Your Mind." [SPIN]
WATCH: ARCTIC MONKEYS' Silly New Video
A solo Alex Turner sports clunky headphones and sings into a cassette recorder! [YouTube]
LISTEN: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM Cover SUICIDE's Alan Vega
James Murphy transforms rockabilly tune "Bye Bye Bayou" into a disco jam! [22 Tracks]
DOWNLOAD: N.E.R.D.'s New Song with SANTIGOLD
Kanye posts "Soldier," off the soundtrack from the CW's 90210 remake!?! [SPIN]
WATCH: THURSTON MOORE Stars in JEMINA PEARL's New Video
Pearl and Moore serve rowdy punks at a diner in the clip for "I Hate People," featuring vocals from Iggy Pop. [Stereogum]
WATCH: THAO NGUYEN's "When We Swam" Music Video
The rocker and her band the Get Down Stay Down hold a beach dance party! [Stereogum]