Monday's Music Roundup

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RYAN ROSS
WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

[Updated: 7:11 P.M.]

NEWS:

    U2 Dazzle the Senses at Chicago Tour Opener
    Bono tones down the politics, amped up the spectacle at Soldier Field. [SPIN]
    BLACK KEYS Recruit MOS DEF, Q-TIP for New Album
    The duo also enlist Ludacris, Raekwon, RZA and others for Blak Roc, out Nov. 27. [Nah Right]
    Ex-STONE ROSES Frontman Advises OASIS' Gallagher Bros. to Go Solo
    Like Liam and Noel Gallagher, Ian Brown doesn't know when to shut up. [Gigwise]
    REGINA SPEKTOR Opens U.S. Tour
    The New York songstress regales Minneapolis in typically effective, affected style. [SPIN]
    Trailer for MICHAEL JACKSON's 'This is It' Doc Hits Web
    Footage of the singer's last performances premiered at VMAs, now available online. [MySpace]
    Punk Poet JIM CARROLL Dies at 60
    The Basketball Diaries scribe was praised by Patti Smith, Andy Warhol. [NYTimes]
    UNDERWORLD Working with BRIAN ENO
    Brit dance duo have enough new songs for three albums! [NME]
    MICHAEL JACKSON's BEATLES Catalogue Not For Sale
    The King of Pop's publishing rights will not hit the auction block anytime soon. [TMZ]
    LILY ALLEN to Quit Music for Acting Career?
    "I'm not going to record and tour again for quite a while," she said. [Gigwise]
    JAY-Z Joined by RIHANNA, KANYE, DIDDY at 9/11 Show
    Hova honors victims of the terrorist attacks while unveiling The Blueprint 3. [SPIN]
    GET UP KIDS Wow at Hometown Tour Opener
    The emo pioneers cover the Cure, debut a new track in Kansas City. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA, KANYE Announce Initial Dates for Joint Tour
    The duo's "Fame Kills" jaunt kicks off Nov. 18 in Sacramento, CA. [Lady Gaga]
    KANYE WEST Apologizes for Upstaging TAYLOR SWIFT
    "I'm in the wrong for going on stage and taking away from her moment," the rapper blogs. [SPIN]
    STROKES Frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS Announces Solo Album Release
    The New York rocker's debut set, Phrazes for the Young, drops Oct. 20. [Julian Casablancas]
    Two LAPD Officers on Leave for RIHANNA Photo Leak
    Female officers suspected to providing TMZ with photo of battered singer. [MTV]
    BEN GIBBARD and ZOOEY DESCHANEL to Marry in September
    The Death Cab for Cutie frontman and (500) Days of Summer actress to tie knot. [Absolute Punk]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: WOLFMOTHER Unplug at SPIN Office
    The Australian rockers belt out four songs, including a Neil Young cover and a brand new tune! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE's 'Twilight' Song "Meet Me on the Equinox"
    Ben Gibbard and Co.: the soundtrack for 13-year-old girls' romantic fantasies. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: COURTNEY LOVE Covers 'Bette Davis Eyes'!
    The Hole rocker/Twitter fanatic performs a private show in New York City during Fashion Week! [SPIN]
    WATCH: EX-PANIC AT THE DISCO Rocker RYAN ROSS Covers GEORGE HARRISON
    Alex Greenwald from Phantom Planet joins on bass! [YouTube]
    WATCH: ALICE IN CHAINS' "Check My Brain" Music Video
    Seattle band rock hard in clip for Black Gives Way To Blue single. [Blabbermouth]
    WATCH: BECK, MGMT, DEVENDRA BANHART Cover LEONARD COHEN
    Boho rocker's covers-tastic Record Club continues with "Master Song." [Beck]
    WATCH: New GRIZZLY BEAR Video
    Doll parts? Fencing masks? Brooklyn rockers get trippy with "While You Wait For The Others" clip. [BrooklynVegan]
    WATCH: SCARLETT JOHANSSON and PETE YORN Live
    The duo play their tune "Relator" on French TV. [SPIN]

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