Monday's Music Roundup

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LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy / Photo by Ruvan Wijesooriya
WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

[Updated: 5:47 P.M.]

NEWS:

    DECEMBERISTS Recruit REM's PETER BUCK for New Album
    The axeman joins the Portland, OR, balladeers in the studio for their sixth album. [Paste Magazine]
    GANG OF FOUR Ask Fans To Fund New Record
    Post-punks ask for donations to aidthe release of Content, their first studio album in fifteen years. [Exclaim]
    LOU BARLOW Unveils U.S. Tour
    Dinosaur Jr. bassist announces 14-date trek, beginning June 10 in San Diego, CA.[The Music Slut ]
    LCD SOUNDSYSTEM Announce U.S. Tour
    James Murphy and Co. will hit the road in May behind their new release, This is Happening. [LCD Soundsystem]
    HAYLEY WILLIAMS on EMINEM Collabo: "Incredible"
    The unlikely duo both appear on up-and-coming Atlanta rapper B.o.B's debut album. [SPIN]
    SLASH Praises AXL ROSE, 'CHINESE DEMOCRACY'
    "[It's] the perfect Axl record," the guitarist said. "He's fucking phenomenal." [NY Post]
    MGMT, DURAN DURAN Cover BOWIE
    Vivian Girls, Chairlift, and more honor the Thin White Duke on an upcoming charity album. [SPIN]
    PETER HOOK to Play Complete JOY DIVISION Album Live
    Ex-New Order bassist and guests will perform Unknown Pleasures on 30th anniversary for Ian Curtis' death. [NME]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: New THERMALS Song
    Portland, OR, trio leak a track from their upcoming Record Store Day release. [Myspace]
    LISTEN: Unreleased BROKEN BELLS Track
    Check out the futuristic sounding, hip-hop-ish tune "Float." [Music For Perfect People]
    WATCH: BECK, ST. VINCENT, LIARS Cover INXS
    The all-star group record the Aussie band's hit "New Sensation" for Beck's Record Club project. [Beck]
    WATCH: ICE CUBE Debuts New Single Live
    The rapper unveils "I Rep the West" at the Paid Dues concert in California. [YouTube]
    WATCH: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM Tease New Music Video
    People dress up as panda bears in the wild clip for "Drunk Girls." [YouTube]
    WATCH: RIHANNA's New PSA
    The pop star campaigns for a bone marrow center in this new clip. [People]

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