Friday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:06 P.M.]

NEWS:

    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]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Wallwork & RZR — Mad Techno Invasion " 03:35
  • 2 Jenny Lewis — The Voyager " 03:31
  • 3 Wertheimer — Future - Move that Dope (Remix) " 04:30
  • 4 Roses — It's Over " 03:48
  • 5 Slaptop — Sunrise " 03:35
  • 6 Cassie Ramone — Hangin On " 02:54
  • 7 Rome Fortune — Lights Low (prod. by Four Tet) " 03:29

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