Thursday's Music Roundup

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REGINA SPEKTOR
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[Updated: 5:36 P.M.]

NEWS:

    It's Official: PAVEMENT Perform in 2010
    First announced show is Sept. 21, 2010, in Central Park, but their live dates aren't a "prelude to...a permanent reunion." [SPIN]
    Former President JIMMY CARTER Scolds KANYE for VMA Stunt
    Carter jokes that 'Ye's punishment was "appearing on Leno show." [CNN]
    The Dream PAVEMENT Set List
    SPIN editors select the songs we hope to hear when the indie legends reunite for live gigs next year. [SPIN]
    REGINA SPEKTOR to Write Music for Broadway Play
    New York songstress to pen tunes for new version of The Sleeping Beauty. [NME]
    MADONNA and JANET JACKSON to Collaborate?
    The singers meet over dinner in NYC to plan "something very interesting." [Gigwise]
    SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE Play Secret Reunion Show!
    Emo band play small Tacoma, WA, bar in advance of tour. [The Stranger]
    MARY TRAVERS of PETER, PAUL AND MARY Dies
    "Puff the Magic Dragon" singer succumbs to leukemia. She was 72. [Spinner]
    MOBY Expands North American Tour
    New York's dancing vegan will support his new album Wait For Me into late October. [NME]
    SMASHING PUMPKINS Announce Free 44-Track Album!
    Billy Corgan details his Tarot Card-inspired record in a new blog post. [SPIN]
    PINK Gets Wet in Seattle Tour Kickoff
    Pop diva kicks off her tour with a warning to Kanye, classic rock covers, and a big vat of goo. [SPIN]
    REPORT: PAVEMENT Announce Reunion!
    Sources say the indie band will play NYC's summer stage and Coachella in 2010. [BrooklynVegan]
    BEASTIE BOYS: Rarities, Bonus Songs on 'Hello Nasty' Reissue
    Trio unearth 10 never-before-heard tracks for a deluxe repackaging of their 1998 classic. [SPIN]
    CHRIS BROWN Begins Community Labor
    Brown's new website shows photos of the R&B singer at work. [MTV]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: KINGS OF CONVENIENCE's New Video
    Norwegian duo pick up hitchhikers in a car cruising with a boat behind it! [Stereogum]
    WATCH: FLAMING LIPS Play New Song on 'Colbert'
    Oklahoma band get dark, psychedelic with "Convinced of the Hex."[Colbert Nation]
    DOWNLOAD: ATLAS SOUND Covers EVERLY BROTHERS
    Bradford Cox sings the 1950s duo's "So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)." [Aquarium Drunkard]
    DOWNLOAD: Awesome Metal from CONVERGE!
    These seasoned Boston rockers redefine heavy with a song off their upcoming album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: METALLICA Perform with MOTORHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister
    Rockers perform two Motorhead classics: "Damage Case" and "Too Late Too Late." [Blabbermouth]

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Now Playing
  • 1 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 2 Bellows — Funny Things " 03:17
  • 3 Living Days — Thrill Anybody (MNDR Remix) " 04:07
  • 4 Whirr — Heavy " 04:15
  • 5 Chance the Rapper & The Social Experiment — Wonderful Everyday: Arthur " 03:33
  • 6 Tweedy — Low Key " 03:15

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