Thursday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 4:38 P.M.]

NEWS:

    BECK, METRIC, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE Contribute to Film Soundtrack
    The rockers are writing songs for fictional bands in Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. [The Playlist]
    JAY-Z Replaces BEASTIE BOYS at All Points West Fest
    The show is HOVA's U.S. festival debut! [New York Times]
    MODEST MOUSE Release Album Details
    The Seattle-bred band's No One's First, And You're Next EP drops Aug. 4. [Pitchfork]
    HANSON Announce Fall Tour
    The 26-date jaunt, also featuring Hellogoodbye, will help fight AIDS in Africa. [Hanson.net]
    JACK WHITE Says Downloading Is "Unromantic"
    "It cheapens [music] and makes it fast-forwardable and disposable," he said. [Gigwise]
    MADONNA Has New Single, Greatest Hits Album
    The single, Celebration, was co-produced Paul Oakenfold and drops Aug. 3 [NME]
    CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH Singer Discusses Solo Albums
    Alec Ounsworth on New Orleans, Dr. Dog collaboration, and CYHSY. [Pitchfork]
    MICHAEL JACKSON's Doctor's Office Raided by DEA
    Houston Dr. suspected of illegally prescribing Jackson with strong anesthetic. [Reuters]
    PAT BENATAR, BLONDIE Kick Off U.S. Tour
    The chardonnay and tunes flowed at the new wave icons' Saratoga, CA, gig. [SPIN]
    SPRINGSTEEN, U2, METALLICA Confirmed for Rock Hall B-Day Bash
    The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to celebrate its 25th with two NYC concerts. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: IMOGEN HEAP's Frosty New Video
    It's in black and white, so you know it's artsy. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: FIERY FURNACES "Charmaine Champagne" Video
    Like that illustrated children's book Goodnight Moon... but way weirder. [Stereogum]
    DOWNLOAD: YO LA TENGO's Electro Jam
    The New Jersey trio space out on "Here To Fall." [Stereogum]
    WATCH: OF MONTREAL
    Frontman Kevin Barnes' brother dresses in a bodysuit and heads to Australia? [Stereogum]
    DOWNLOAD: DINOSAUR JR. Bassist LOU BARLOW's New Solo Tune
    Earplugs not needed. [Merge]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Miley Cyrus — Baby, I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin (Cover) " 05:44
  • 2 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26
  • 3 Buzzcocks — "It's Not You" " 02:46
  • 4 The Drums — Magic Mountain " 04:05
  • 5 Jessie Ware — Kind Of...Sometimes...Maybe " 03:46
  • 6 Flying Lotus — Coronus, the Terminator " 02:40
  • 7 JEFF The Brotherhood — Gouge Away " 02:52

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