Thursday's Music Roundup

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AMY WINEHOUSE
WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

[Updated: 12:37 P.M.]

NEWS:

    KANYE WEST: Voted 2009's Scrooge
    A new survey recasts celebrities as famous holiday characters -- also starring Taylor Swift! [SPIN]
    TOM WAITS Working on New Album
    Singer/songwriter says he hopes to record "sometime in the spring." [LA Times]
    U2 to Release Limited Edition Remix Album
    Artificial Horizon features remixes from Trent Reznor, producer Jacknife Lee and more. [Chart Attack]
    ALICIA KEYS, SUSAN BOYLE Top Billboard Chart
    Brit singer continues No. 1 reign, as Keys settles for No. 2 spot with The Element of Freedom. [Billboard]
    AMY WINEHOUSE Arrested and Charged with Assault
    26-year-old singer allegedly struggled with a member of a London theater's staff after heckling a performance. [AP]
    MARK HOPPUS' 8 Favorite Albums of 2009
    Find out what swoon-worthy band tops the Blink-182 bassist/SPIN.com columnist's list of the year's best. [SPIN]
    AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Admits Addiction to Painkillers
    The singer enters rehab in an attempt to get back together with his band. [SPIN]
    KID CUDI Held at Gunpoint by LAPD
    Cleveland rapper and his crew were mistaken for suspected robbers. [ABC News]
    RONNIE WOOD Cautioned for Domestic Assault
    "I am greatly relieved that this matter is resolved and look forward to 2010 very positively," said the Stones guitarist. [BBC]
    MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE's GERARD WAY on New Album
    Plus: The singer talks about his working class Jersey roots, his baby's first Xmas, and the Jersey Shore TV show. [SPIN]
    THEM CROOKED VULTURES to Record More Albums
    Dave Grohl says the hard rock supergroup isn't just a one-off side-project! [SPIN]
    PAUL WELLER: I'd Work with Both LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER
    Modfather isn't taking sides in the Oasis split. [NME]
    WILCO Announce Winter Tour
    Chicago band hit the road for 15-date outing in February. [NME]
    JOHN LENNON's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Disappears
    Is it out for cleaning? Or is this the work of a crazed fan? [LAist]
    MICHAEL JACKSON's FBI Files Released
    Files detail sexual molestation case, extortion attempts, and, oddly, worries of a terrorist attack. [NYTimes]
    T.I. Released from Prison to Halfway House
    Rapper will serve out the remainder of his sentence (ending in March) in the Atlanta home. [MTV]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH:"CHOCOLATE RAIN" Star TAY ZONDAY Sings "Mr. Grinch"
    Xmas standard is a perfect match for the web phenom's deep vocals. [YouTube]
    WATCH: JULIAN CASABLANCAS' Hot New Video
    The Strokes crooner travels to a mountaintop pagoda in this otherworldly clip. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: SONDRE LERCHE Covers ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
    Norwegian singer/songwriter transforms the electro swath of "Bluish" into a solo acoustic ditty. [Stereogum]
    WATCH: JULIAN CASABLANCAS Performs Xmas Song with JIMMY FALLON, HORATIO SANZ
    'Late Night' house band the Roots back up the trio on SNL classic "I Wish It Was Christmas Today." [NyMag]

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Now Playing
  • 1 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45
  • 2 Low Leaf — Set Me Free " 02:13
  • 3 Doe Paoro — Nobody " 03:05
  • 4 Chromeo with Ezra Koenig — Ezra's Interlude " 01:55
  • 5 The Julie Ruin — Brightside " 03:04
  • 6 Mirel Wagner — What Love Looks Like " 03:07
  • 7 Amen Dunes — I Can't Dig It " 04:53

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