Thursday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 6:08 P.M.]

NEWS:

    PORTISHEAD and GOLDFRAPP Members Collaborate on Film Score
    Adrian Utley and Will Gregory compose music for the classic 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc. [Exclaim.ca]
    New LCD SOUNDSYSTEM Album Due in May
    James Murphy tells SPIN.com about pulling double duty with his record and score for Noah Baumbach's Greenberg. [SPIN]
    MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Split With Drummer BOB BRYAR
    Plus: Band's remaining members head back to the studio to resume work on their fourth album. [SPIN]
    GANG STARR's GURU Wakes From Coma
    "I am doing fine and I am recovering! I'm weak though," he says. [All Hip-Hop]
    Courthouse Fire That Delayed LIL WAYNE's Sentencing Ruled Accidental
    The smoke was caused by an electrical miscue in the basement. [MTV]
    DANGER MOUSE, SPARKLEHORSE Collabo Ready for Release
    Dark Night of the Soul features guest spots from the Flaming Lips, Julian Casablancas, David Lynch, and more. [SPIN]
    DEFTONES Unveil Tracklist for New Album
    Diamond Eyes, out May 18, will features song like "Sextape," "Beauty School," and "Royal."[Kerrang]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: ERYKAH BADU Debuts New Song on 'Fallon'
    The soul diva performs "Window Seat," off her upcoming album New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh.[YouTube]
    LISTEN: CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG Plays Live
    French songstress performs tracks off her Beck-produced new album, IRM. [NPR]
    DOWNLOAD: WHIGS Leak New Song
    Get "Kill Me Carolyne," off the Athens, GA, trio's new album In the Dark. [Spinner]
    LISTEN: AMAZING BABY Cover THE RAVEONETTES
    Brooklyn band put a slow, psychedelic twist on "Heart of Stone." [You Aint No Picasso]
    DOWNLOAD: New MINUS THE BEAR Song
    "My Time" drops May 4 on the Seattle band's new album Omni. [Music For Perfect People]
    DOWNLOAD: Remastered ELLIOTT SMITH Track
    Get Roman Candle's "Last Call," off a remastered reissue of the album, out April 6. [Kill Rock Stars]
    WATCH: KATE NASH's New Video
    Brit songbird plays a stewardess in the clip for "Do Wah Do," which you can hear at SPIN. [MSN]
    WATCH: RJD2 Debuts Psychedelic Video
    The Philadelphia rapper's latest video is a mix of surreal storytelling and visuals. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Alt-Rockers Cover TOM PETTY
    The Almost stay true to Petty's iconic track "Free Fallin'" on new tribute album, Punk Goes Classic Rock. [SPIN]

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