Monday's Music Roundup

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KANYE WEST
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SPIN Staff

[Updated: 7:08 P.M.]

NEWS:

 

    FEIST Recording New Album in Paris
    Songstress is working on the follow-up to her breakout album The Reminder with collaborator Chilly Gonzales. [Guardian]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND Kick Off Tour in Vancouver
    After a three-week hiatus, the quartet return with true vigor and without a trace of rust. [SPIN]
    DRAKE and NICKI MINAJ Annul Prank Marriage
    After the Young Money rappers send fans into frenzy after announcing marriage, they end it all on Twitter. [Billboard]
    CMJ Lineup: SURFER BLOOD, GREG DULLI, GHOSTFACE KILLAH
    Dean & Britta, the Blow, School of Seven Bells, and hundreds of others will also rock New York City October 19-23. [SPIN]
    MICHAEL JACKSON: King of Music Downloads
    The late singer beats Lady Gaga and Elvis as the most downloaded artist of all time. [MTV]
    SHELLAC Plan Tour
    Chicago math-rock legends, fronted by producer Steve Albini, hit the road this week. [Pitchfork]
    JOHN LENNON's Toilet Seat Sells for Over $15,000
    The commode had once been a part of the Beatles rocker's Tittenhurst Park estate in Berkshire, England. [Spinner]
    'GLEE', 'MODERN FAMILY', 'MAD MEN' Win at EMMY AWARDS
    Top Chef, Breaking Bad, Temple Grandin and more also win at Sunday night ceremony. [MTV]
    Why They're Called... GRINDERMAN
    FInd out why the Nick Cave-led band isn't named Vortex and the Teenage Jerks. [SPIN]
    BARONESS Cover DESCENDENTS on New Album
    Georgia metal band play the legendary punk band's tune "Bikeage" on their upcoming 7-inch. [Punk News]
    BUILT TO SPILL Extend Fall Tour
    Idaho indie vets will deliver their noodling guitar solos across America through November. [Market Wire]

 

MP3s & VIDEOS:

 

    LISTEN: New Song from MATT & KIM
    The Brooklyn duo unveil "Camera," off their November 2 release Sidewalks. [Facebook]
    WATCH: ROBYN Covers BJORK
    Dance diva honors Icelandic legend at Sweden's Polar Music Prize ceremony by performing her 1996 single "Hyperballad" with full orchestra. [YouTube]
    WATCH: DIE ANTWOORD and APHEX TWINS Perform Together
    Two rap groups teamed up Saturday night at the London Electronic Dance Festival. [Pitchfork]
    LISTEN: THE THERMALS Stream New Album
    Hear the Portland, OR, punk group's upcoming release, Personal Life. [NPR]
    WATCH: VAMPIRE WEEKEND Cover BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN at Tour Kickoff
    Indie kings play "I'm Goin' Down" in Vancouver, BC. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: ARCADE FIRE: Interactive Video for 'The Suburbs'
    The web-based, multimedia clip uses Google Maps of your childhood address. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: KANYE WEST, BON IVER, JAY-Z, RICK ROSS, NICKI MINAJ Collabo
    The song, "Monster," will be included on an upcoming five-song mini album with Jay-Z called Watch the Throne. [Kanyeuniversecity]
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