Monday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:33 P.M.]

NEWS:

    Best & Worst SUPER BOWL Music
    The Arcade Fire, Grizzly Bear, the Who, and more of the big game's musical wins and losses. [SPIN]
    PHOENIX Score New SOFIA COPPOLA Movie
    "It's very minimal," singer Thomas Mars says of the soundtrack for his baby's mama's new film, Sometime. [Spinner]
    YEASAYER Play L.A.'s Natural History Museum
    Neither stuffed dinosaurs nor blown-out monitors could keep the Brooklyn hotshots from winning over the museum set. [SPIN]
    JAMIE LIDELL Taps BECK, FEIST, WILCO and GRIZZLY BEAR Members for New Album
    Compass drops May 18 courtesy of Warp. [Pitchfork]
    HOT CHIP Dazzle at Secret Show
    The British dance mavens preview their sexy new album at an intimate New York City MySpace event for 600 determined fans. [SPIN]
    Bomb Scare at 30 SECONDS TO MARS Movie Screening
    Unidentified man drops package onstage, mentions explosives to Jared Leto before fans evacuate. [MTV]
    OZZY OSBOURNE's Autobiography Tops Bestseller List
    I Am Ozzy lands No. 2 position on the NYT's bestseller list for hardcover nonfiction. [NYTimes]
    LEONARD COHEN Postpones Tour Due to Injury
    75-year-old singer/songwriter delays summer tour of Europe due to a back injury. [Guardian]
    TOOL Guitarist Revives Old Side-Project
    Adam Jones meets with King Crimson's Robert Fripp in London to discuss their next release. [Road Runner Records]
    THOM YORKE Guests on New FLYING LOTUS Album
    Cosmogramma drops May 4. [Warp]
    BLACK EYED PEAS, LUDACRIS Kick Off World Tour
    Atlanta discovers it's a Black Eyed Peas world -- the rest of us just live in it. [SPIN]
    LIAM GALLAGHER Considering New Band Names
    "No, it's not Oasis. That was a shit name anyway." [GigWise]
    FRANCES BEAN COBAIN Records with AMANDA PALMER
    Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter makes her musical debut with Evelyn Evelyn, Dresden Dolls' new side-project. [SPIN]
    RADIOHEAD Finish New Album in L.A.?
    Band allegedly threw a star-studded party -- Salma Hayek, Beck, Danger Mouse -- to celebrate album's completion. [Stereogum]
    PAVEMENT, MODEST MOUSE, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM Play Pitchfork Music Fest
    St. Vincent, Cass McCombs, and more will also hit Union Park in Chicago July 16-18. [Pitchfork]
    YEAH YEAH YEAHS Guitarist NICK ZINNER's Artwork Features on New Single
    Rocker contributed a photo to the "Skeletons" seven-inch, out March 1. [NME]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    DOWNLOAD: VAMPIRE WEEKEND Cover RANCID
    Like a civilized, globetrotting Tim Armstrong sipping a Mai Tai in St. Barts. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: New Song from HIGH ON FIRE
    Bay Area metal kings High On Fire unveil an exclusive track from their forthcoming album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: HOT CHIP Jam with THE ROOTS on 'Fallon'
    Plus: The U.K. electro group will play a free show in NYC tonight -- with an online webcast! Click for details. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New SPOON Video
    The Texas rockers release the clip for "Written in Reverse," the first single off their new album. [SPIN]

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