Odd Future Plot Tour, Rilo Kiley B-Sides + More

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Odd Future's Tyler the Creator / Jenny Lewis (Photo: Ian Witlen, Tyler; Misha Vladimirskiy, Lewis)
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  • Odd Future — the insanely buzzy rap trio who've earned a rep for delivering wild live shows — have announced a string of club dates this Spring. After performing at Coachella this weekend, the group will kick off a 7 date trek on May 12 in Boston; the tour wraps May 19 in Baltimore. [Pitchfork]

  • Rilo Kiley are working on a collection of B-sides to put out later this year — the band's first release since 2007's Under the Blacklight. "It's just stuff that has been lying around for many, many years," singer Jenny Lewis said. "So we're getting a bunch of songs together and old photographs and sifting through the past." This might be all you get from Rilo Kiley going forward, though: "I don't think we'll ever play together again," the band's other songwriter, Blake Sennett, told SPIN earlier this year.[944]

  • Select copies of the Foo Fighters' new album Wasting Light will include pieces of tape from the record's master recordings, Dave Grohl has revealed. "I thought it would be an extraordinary move to destroy all the masters and give the pieces of the tapes to the fans," he said. [L.A. Weekly]

  • Alicia Keys will release a deluxe edition of her debut Songs in A Minor on June 28 to commemorate its 10th anniversary. The release will include previously unreleased songs and a documentary on the making of the album. Keys will also perform a one-off show at New York's Beacon Theatre on June 30. [Rap Up]

  • Handsome Furs — the synth-rock duo featuring Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner and his wife Alexei Perry — will release their third album, titled Sound Kapital, on June 28. The record was inspired by electronic music of 1980s Eastern Europe. Pick up the album's first track, "What About Us," below.

  • Phil Spector's lawyers are urging a California appeals court to throw out his 2009 murder conviction of Lana Clarkson and grant him a new trial. His attorneys are arguing that his prior two trials — including the 2007 case that deadlocked with a hung jury — were colored by testimony from five women who said they were victims of gun-related incidents. The court has up to three months to approve or deny his appeal. [Reuters]

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