Thursday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:37 P.M.]

NEWS:

    LORETTA LYNN, HEART, NORAH JONES, CAT POWER, GOSSIP Added to 2010 Lillith Tour
    Check out the full list of artists, along with 15 additional tour dates. [Lillith Tour]
    NEIL YOUNG Joins CONAN's $45 Million Final Show
    The orange-haired late-night TV host finalizes his deal to exit NBC. [SPIN]
    LITTLE BOOTS Readies Debut Album, U.S. Tour
    The British songstress' disco-pop LP will be out in March and will coincide with a short U.S. trek. [MySpace]
    WHITE STRIPES Documentary to Premiere at SXSW
    Under Great White Northern Lights chronicles the duo's 2007 Canadian Tour. [Filter]
    LINKIN PARK's MIKE SHINODA Talks New Album
    "Nobody else is making a record that sounds like this," he says of the upcoming release. [MTV]
    NEW PORNOGRAPHERS to Release Fifth Album
    Together will hit stores this May. Click for more details! [SPIN]
    Keyboardist FRANZ NICOLAY Leaves THE HOLD STEADY
    "Five years seemed like a nice round number," Nicolay wrote on his website.[Franz Nicolay]
    Rapper MYSTIKAL Released From Jail
    "Shake Ya Ass" MC completes six-year prison term for sexual battery, hopes to resurrect career. [SPIN]
    DEATH CAB, OF MONTREAL Frontmen Cover NEIL YOUNG for Charity
    The indie rockers both play "Harvest Moon," but for different causes: Gibbard for Give Seattle and Barnes for Haiti. [Twenty Four Bit]
    LADY GAGA Plays RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
    Pop star performs hits during two-hour show, her first since collapsing last week in Indiana. [MTV]
    BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE Announce North American Tour
    The psychedelic rock band will support their new release, Who Killed Sgt Pepper?, with May and June shows. [NME]
    Happy Birthday, CAT POWER!
    The singer/songwriter turns 38 today. Here's five good reasons to celebrate! [Paste]
    BEYONCE Joins MTV's Haiti Benefit
    Pop diva will perform Friday in London alongside U2 and her husband, Jay-Z. [MTV]
    MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Hint at Club Tour Behind New Album
    "The record we've made reflects the size of the venues we're going to play," says Gerard Way of the stripped-down release. [NME]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND Top the Album Chart
    The New York indie rockers go mainstream with their second album. [SPIN]
    SNOOP DOGG to Reissue New Album with Extras
    More Malice: Deluxe Album and Movie, featuring Jay Z, Lil John, and an acting cameo by Jamie Foxx, drops March 23. [Myspace]
    U2, JAY-Z, RIHANNA to Perform at Haiti Benefit
    Plus: Hova, Bono, and the Edge record a new studio track which will also benefit earthquake victims. [SPIN]
    CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG
    Mysterious and seductive, the French pop princess wows at her sold-out Brooklyn gig. [SPIN]
    DANGER MOUSE, JAMES MERCER Talk BROKEN BELLS
    "I didn't want to produce other records anymore," Danger Mouse says of the starting the new band. [NME]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: THE MAGNETIC FIELDS' New Video
    "We Are Having a Hootenanny" is off of band's upcoming album, Realism, out next week. [TheMusicSlut]
    WATCH: New LUDACRIS Video
    "How Low" is the first single off of Luda's upcoming album, Battle of the Sexes [NahRight.com]
    WATCH: HAYLEY WILLIAMS Joins WEEZER Live
    VIDEO: The Paramore frontwoman sings "Say It Ain't So" with Rivers Cuomo and Co. in Florida. [SPIN]
    WATCH: COLD WAR KIDS' New Video
    Long Beach, CA, band recruit their girlfriends for the "Audience" clip, off their just-released Behave Yourself EP. [Spinner]
    WATCH: MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK Play Acoustic
    Minneapolis band play "Fell in Love Without You" and more at a recent acoustic in-store gig. [Absolute Punk]
    LISTEN: GORILLAZ Track with MOS DEF
    Damon Albarn's virtual band will release Plastic Beach this March. [SPIN]
    WATCH: THOM YORKE Co-Hosts Radio Show
    Radiohead frontman talks new material, climate change, collaborating with Madlib, and touring by train. [BBC]
    WATCH: SPOON Play Conan
    Britt Daniel and Co. perform "Written in Reverse" on The Tonight Show. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: FRANZ FERDINAND Collabo with Oscar-Winning Actress
    The Scot band get moody with the La Vie en Rose and Nine star Marion Cotillard. [SPIN]

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