Thursday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:03 P.M.]

NEWS:

    LIAM GALLAGHER's New Album "Out By July"
    Singer teams with two ex-Oasis bandmates, plans to hit studio in April, hopes he won't "balls it up." [SPIN]
    JAKOB DYLAN Taps NEKO CASE, T BONE BURNETT for New Album
    Women and Country drops April 6. [Billboard]
    NEW FOUND GLORY's Gilbert Healthy After Cancer Scare
    Plus: The guitarist's girlfriend, Paramore's Hayley Williams, gives thanks on Twitter. [SPIN]
    T-PAIN Gets Cartoon on ADULT SWIM
    "Freaknik: The Musical" will feature the voices of Andy Samberg, Lil Wayne, and Kelis. [ABC News]
    PIXIES Frontman FRANK BLACK Gets Sexual on March Solo Album
    "In my heart the vagina is almost everything," he says of NonStopErotik. [Pitchfork]
    LIL WAYNE, EMINEM, BARKER to Perform at Grammys
    Plus: Slash to join T-Pain and Jamie Foxx onstage at Sunday's big awards show. Click for details. [SPIN]
    MONOTONIX Singer Breaks His Leg During Concert
    15 minutes into the band's West Palm Beach, FL, concert, frontman Ami Shalev calls for a paramedic. [Miami New Times]
    PEARL JAM Donate $200,000 to Haiti Relief
    Funds from bandmembers and the group's Vitalogy Foundation will help five aid groups. [Pearl Jam]
    GRAMMY Preview: Who'll Win?
    If only we ran the Grammys.... Score along at home with our semi-educated guesses! [SPIN]
    NO DOUBT Tweet About Progress on New Album
    "Tony and Gwen are rocking the synth," writes guitarist Tom Dumont. "Our little studio is warm and candlelit, above the glowing city." [Twitter]
    PETE DOHERTY Fined for Possessing 13 Bags of Heroin in Court
    "Either this was sheer stupidity or a ploy to get more publicity," said a London judge. [NME]
    'HOPE FOR HAITI NOW', SPOON Top Album Chart
    Austin, TX, band's Merge Records set Transference delivers their highest charting album and best sales week ever. [Billboard]
    BEACH HOUSE Wow at Album Release Show
    Kate Winslet and Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors members watch Baltimore band play Teen Dream in Brooklyn. [SPIN]
    METALLICA Fan's Remains Found in Virginia
    Police are "fairly certain" that a skeleton found on a farm 10 miles from the concert venue is Morgan Harrington's. [SPIN]
    GRIZZLY BEAR Soundtrack PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN Film
    Brooklyn band score Jack Goes Boating, Hoffman's directorial debut. [Twenty Four Bit]
    KATY PERRY: 'I'll Ditch My Career to Judge 'AMERICAN IDOL' Full-Time'
    "I didn't really make anybody cry, but I did tell the truth to some kids that might have needed to hear it." [MTV]
    JOAN JETT on 'RUNAWAYS' Movie: 'Authentic'
    In a Sundance interview, the rocker raves about Kristin Stewart and Dakota Fanning's work in the upcoming biopic. [Cinema Blend]
    Q&A: LAMB OF GOD's Chris Adler
    The drummer for the Grammy-nominated metal monsters talks award shows, touring with Metallica, and what's next for the band. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: PATRICK STUMP Records Solo Album
    Fall Out Boy frontman teases upcoming release with video clip from the studio. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: THE KNIFE's Darwin-Inspired Album
    Swede duo leak Tomorrow, in a Year, written for an opera about the influential English naturalist. [SPIN]
    WATCH: BECK and CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG Live
    Boho rocker and French pop singer perform "Heaven Can Wait" on KCRW. [YouTube]
    WATCH: Hot Florida Rockers SURFER BLOOD's New Video
    The boys go jogging in their underwear and beat up a crippled old man in "Swim" clip. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: Free YEASAYER MP3: 'Feel the Bass In Your Balls'
    Download "O.N.E.," yet another free track from the Brooklyn band's excellent Odd Blood, out Feb. 9. [SPIN]
    WATCH: BROKEN BELLS' New Video
    Danger Mouse and Shins frontman James Mercer walk a desert highway and chase a kid in "The High Road" clip. [MySpace]
    WATCH: SILVERSUN PICKUPS 'Panic' on Kimmel
    Check out video of the L.A. rockers storming through their radio hit, "Panic Switch." [SPIN]

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  • 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
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