Gallagher Drops Suit, Winehouse VMA Tribute + More

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Liam Gallagher / Amy Winehouse (Photo: Chris Ashford/Retna, Gallagher; Samir Hussein/Getty, Winehouse)
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  • Liam Gallagher has dropped a lawsuit against brother Noel, now that Noel's apologized in an online interview for saying Liam forced Oasis to cancel a 2009 headlining slot at the V Festival because he had a hangover. Noel has corrected the record, saying Liam was suffering from laryngitis and "had a doctor's note to prove it." [The Sun]

  • Tony Bennett will lead a tribute to Amy Winehouse at the MTV VMAs, airing on August 28. The segment will feature footage of the pair recording Winehouse's final song "Body and Soul," which will be released digitally on September 14. "Our family is honored that the VMAs are giving Amy this wonderful tribute," Winehouse's father, Mitch, said in a statement. [MTV]

  • LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy hosted NYU radio's Beats In Space show and the full set is available for download. Grab his killer, two-part show here.

  • Wild Beasts have offered up a stunning remix of Lady Gaga's latest single "Yoü and I." Check out their blissed-out take, which renders the original almost completely unrecognizable, below.
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      The ever prolific Louisiana rapper Curren$y has released another mixtape — his fourth release in eight months following his official album Weekend at Burnie's. Grab the fourteen track set over at Datpiff.

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