Monday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:39 P.M.]

NEWS:

    RIVERS CUOMO Discharged from Hospital
    Weezer frontman recovering from tour bus crash, which left with him broken ribs and leg injuries. [Weezer]
    'GREEN DAY: ROCK BAND' Game Coming Soon
    Watch Billie Joe Armstrong's digital avatar perform in this new trailer! [SPIN]
    DAVID BYRNE, FATBOY SLIM Tap All-Star Cast for New Collaborative Album
    Santigold, Tori Amos, Cyndi Lauper, Sharon Jones, and more appear on the duo's album about former Philippines First Lady, Imelda Marcos. [Pitchfork]
    ERYKAH BADU Announces New Album
    New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh drops on Feb. 23. [Pitchfork]
    JOHN FRUSCIANTE Quits RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS?
    L.A. band reportedly replaces him with session guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. [Music Radar]
    KASABIAN's New Album Influenced by PINK FLOYD
    "It's very Dark Side Of The Moon," frontman Tom Meighan said the record, which he's already written most of.[NME]
    GIRL TALK, ANGELS & AIRWAVES Join BAMBOOZLE Lineup
    Mute Math, Aquabats, fun., also added to bill for New Jersey fest. [Bamboozle]
    COACHELLA Festival Dates Announced
    Hundreds of bands (the lineup is still TBD) will hit Indio, CA's Polo Fields April 16-18. [Coachella]
    FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS' HBO Series Canceled
    "We won't be returning for a third season," the New Zealand comedy duo says of their eponymous sitcom. [SPIN]
    TV ON THE RADIO, MICHEL GONDRY Draw Portraits of DAVID BOWIE for New Book
    Lightning Bolt drummer Brian Chippendale also contributed to the collection, called The Thin White Sketchbook. [Pitchfork]
    WHITE STRIPES Live Box Set Due in March
    Under Great White Northern Lights will include a DVD of their 2007 Canadian tour and tons of other live material. [Pitchfork]
    THERMALS Talk About "Brutal" New Album
    "A lot of the songs are pretty brutal lyrically. It's really negative thoughts about love and relationships," says Hutch Harris. [Paste]
    KAREN O's 'WILD THINGS' Song Scores Grammy Nod
    After Miley Cyrus is disqualified, "All is Love" steps up for Best Song Written for a Soundtrack. [SPIN]
    LIL WAYNE's 'Rebirth' Delayed... Again
    Weezy's rock-influenced release now scheduled for February. [MTV]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: RIHANNA Previews "Hard" Music Video
    Tanks, troops, helicopters, guns -- R&B diva enters combat zone in new clip! [MTV]
    LISTEN: New BROKEN BELLS Music! Probably!
    Either James Mercer and Danger Mouse are being cheeky, or there's a dyslexia issue that needs to be addressed. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: BRADFORD COX Leaks Vintage DEERHUNTER Album
    Get the 46-minute, lo-fi album Carve Your Initials Into the Walls of the Night. [Deerhunter]
    WATCH: New Clip From WHITE STRIPES Doc!
    Debut single "Let's Shake Hands," still heavy after all these years. [SPIN]
    WATCH: PHOENIX Unplugged at SPIN HQ
    French popsters rework their hits into acoustic gems -- plus, they cover Air's "Playground Love." [SPIN]
    WATCH: SNOOP DOGG Reads from 'HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS' on 'Late Night'
    In a pimpin' smoking jacket, the SoCal rapper transforms the Xmas classic to include "dime bags." [Late Night with Jimmy Fallon]
    WATCH: FEIST Collaborates with BECK, WILCO Members
    Songstress covers psych-rocker Skip Spence as part of Beck's Record Club. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: KRISTEN STEWART Talks Music in '09
    Looking back on the expiring year, the New Moon star reveals the songs that helped her on set. [SPIN]
    WATCH: HOT CHIP's New Video
    UK dance band mix nerdy dance moves with aerial camera work in the video for "One Life Stand." [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: LADY GAGA Discusses Her Bisexuality with Barbara Walters
    Babs named Gaga one of the '10 Most Interesting People of 2009.' [Prefix Mag]
    LISTEN: PORTISHEAD Release Stunning New Song
    Bonus: Paid downloads of the track benefit Amnesty International on Human Rights Day! [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Miley Cyrus — Baby, I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin (Cover) " 05:44
  • 2 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26
  • 3 Buzzcocks — "It's Not You" " 02:46
  • 4 The Drums — Magic Mountain " 04:05
  • 5 Jessie Ware — Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe " 03:46
  • 6 Flying Lotus — Coronus, the Terminator " 02:40
  • 7 JEFF The Brotherhood — Gouge Away " 02:52

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