Monday's Music Roundup

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AMY WINEHOUSE
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[Updated: 5:57 P.M.]

NEWS:

    M.I.A. on New Album: "No Gimmicks"
    Singer/MC talks about the follow-up to her 2008 smash, Kala, which might arrive as early as this spring. [SPIN]
    PAVEMENT to Headline Pitchfork Music Fest
    Indie-rock kings to play the annual Chicago-based event, typically held in July. [Consequence of Sound]
    BLONDE REDHEAD Score 'Dungeons & Dragons' Documentary
    Brooding NYC trio nerd out with an original score to The Dungeon Masters. [Playlist]
    Name GHOSTFACE, REAKWON, and METHOD MAN's New Group
    Wu-Tang members form a side-project, look to fans for a little help with their name. [MySpace]
    LUPE FIASCO, SANTIGOLD Blog from Peak of Kilimanjaro
    The pair is scaling the African mountain to address the need for clean water in developing nations. [MTV]
    POPULAR EMO BANDS Perform to Fight Teen Suicide
    Orlando's To Write Love On Her Arms showcase brings some of the genre's top artists together for a good cause. [SPIN]
    The GAME's New Record Delayed... Again
    G-Unit rapper's The R.E.D. Album is pushed to March 23, three months after its original release date. [SOHH]
    THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS Announce 2010 Winter Tour Dates
    Grammy Award-winning alt-rockers will play their 1990 opus Flood in its entirety on select dates. [MySpace]
    Unreleased JIMI HENDRIX Songs Out in March
    12-song Valleys of Neptune includes final studio sessions of the original Jimi Hendrix Experience lineup. [Billboard]
    AMY WINEHOUSE to Remarry Ex-Husband?
    Reports claim the Brit songbird has patched up her relationship with Blake Fielder-Civil, who is currently in drug rehab. [Mirror]
    Influential Punk Band SWANS Reunite
    Revered New Yorkers end decade-long hiatus, write songs for a new album. [MySpace]
    Prosecutors Seek Involuntary Manslaughter in MICHAEL JACKSON Death
    Law enforcement source says Dr. Conrad Murray will be prosecuted on a theory of gross negligence. [NYPost]
    LLOYD BANKS Arrested in Canada on Assault Charges
    G-Unit rapper and associates allegedly attacked a concert promoter, who refused to pay them for a Ontario gig. [All Hip-Hop]
    WILL.I.AM, PASSION PIT,TIEST to Headline ULTRA FEST
    Diplo, Groove Armada also set for the Miami event, which will close out the annual Winter Music Conference March 26-27. [Billboard]
    Sneak Peek: KINGS OF LEON's New Fashion Line
    Check out the trendy new clothes from SPIN's Band of the Year. [SPIN]
    SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS Announce New Album
    The 12-track LP I Learned the Hard Way drops May 4. [Pitchfork]
    JACK WHITE Plans to Record Solo Album
    The White Stripes rocker may play all the instruments on the release, too. [NME]
    Despite Reports, LIL WAYNE's 'Rebirth' Still Due in February
    Label spokesperson says reports of the album being pushed to June are false; "rock" record drops Feb. 2. [Billboard]
    MADONNA Recording Rock and Hip-Hop Album?
    Madge taps Pearl Jam producer Brendan O'Brien and Kanye West's DJ A-Trak for next release. [Daily Star]
    OK GO, MATT & KIM, SAY ANYTHING Added to BAMBOOZLE Lineup
    The new additions will join Paramore and Weezer at the New Jersey fest May 1-2. [Bamboozle]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: Stream SPOON's New Album
    Hear the Austin, TX, indie band's latest record, Transference, a week before its official release. [SPIN]
    WATCH: MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK's New Video
    Jaunty adolescent angst? Check. Exploding volcanoes? Check. Dancing? CHECK. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: DIRTY PROJECTORS Release Two Free Singles
    The critical darlings of 2009 start off the new year in a giving mood. [SPIN]
    WATCH: ALICIA KEYS "Booty Calls" ANDY SAMBERG on 'SNL'
    Soul songstress places a late-night call to Samberg's nerdy character Lyle in a hilarious new digital short. [Hulu]
    WATCH: Trailer for BLINK-182's New Documentary
    Guitarist Tom DeLonge on the band's reunion album: "People expect it to be the work of our life... now we're ready for it." [Pickrset]
    LISTEN: PASSION PIT Cover THE CRANBERRIES
    Boston indie band perform the Irish hit-makers' tune "Dreams" at a hometown show. [Music Slut]

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  • 2 Captain Murphy — Cosplay " 02:41
  • 3 Charli XCX — Break the Rules " 03:24
  • 4 Eve — The Beat Is So Crazy (featuring Madonna) " 04:00
  • 5 Roger Sellers — Waves " 06:30
  • 6 Dorian Concept — Ann River, Mn " 04:08

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