Tuesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:57 P.M.]

NEWS:

    VELVET UNDERGROUND Reunite to Discuss Career, New Book
    Highly influential rock group will speak at the New York Public Library Dec. 8 [Billboard]
    Freak Out: DEVENDRA BANHART Kicks Off Tour!
    The singer-songwriter stays on the less freaky side of folk on the first night of his new tour in Chicago. [SPIN]
    MAGNETIC FIELDS Announce North American Tour
    Indie pop band hit the road this February behind their latest release.[Pitchfork]
    'NEW MOON' Premieres in L.A.
    RPatz, KStew & TLaut join Death Cab, Lykke Li, and others for fun and profit. [SPIN]
    KING KHAN & BBQ Release Statement About Drug Arrest
    The duo's manager Kristin Klein, who was driving their tour bus, plead guilty to possession of magic mushrooms. [Pitchfork]
    JAY-Z Cancels Remainder of U.S. Tour
    Rapper cites "unforeseen scheduling conflict" for scrapped dates. [MTV]
    GRIZZLY BEAR In Bus Accident
    Band is okay, but "the trailer was wrecked and the bus engine split," says online post. [Grizzly Bear]
    U.S. Library of Congress to Honor PAUL MCCARTNEY
    The Beatle is picked as the third recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. [Washington Post]
    PiL Will Definitely Record New Music, Says JOHN LYDON
    Former Sex Pistols singer says the reunited band need just one thing to aid the process: Money. [BBC]
    BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE Announce New Album
    Who Killed Sgt. Pepper? drops Jan. 1. Music possibly streaming on band's website. [Brian Jonestown MAssacre]
    SLAYER Announce American Tour with MEGADETH
    The metal vets are gearing up for the "American Carnage Tour," beginning in January 2010. [SPIN]
    AMY WINEHOUSE Hospitalized
    Over-the-counter cold medication reacted with other prescriptions drug the singer takes. [NME]
    BRITISH SEA POWER Working on Fifth Album
    "We are well into recording and writing... and have over 15 songs," a blog post says. [British Sea Power]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    DOWNLOAD: BEACH HOUSE's Woozy New Song
    The Baltimore duo behind one of New Moon's best tracks get dreamy on the first leak from their January album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: RIHANNA Performs First Concert Since Assault
    The pop diva recruits Jay-Z and Young Jeezy to unveil tracks off her new album in London. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Hot Scots FRIGHTENED RABBIT Leak Two New Songs!
    Frontman Scott Hutchinson compares heartache to drowning in the sea. [Fat Cat Records]
    DOWNLOAD: New Music From PRIESTESS
    Get "Ladykiller" from the stoner metal band's upcoming album. [SPIN]
    WATCH: PASSION PIT's Out-of-This-World Music Video
    Space traveler dude hits light speed in a Flight of the Navigator-style rocket in "Little Secrets" clip. [YouTube]
    WATCH: LADY GAGA +BEYONCE = WhaWha?
    Divas team up and redefine sex appeal in "Video Phone." [SPIN]
    WATCH: DEVO Perform "Too Much Paranoias" Live
    Ohio punk/new wave band rock out in Washington, DC, on their new tour. [Music Slut]
    WATCH: NOFX Clown Around In New Video
    Fat Mike sprays people with "white powder" in clip for "Cokie the Clown."[MySpace]
    LISTEN: LES SAVY FAV's 'Yo Gabba Gabba' Song
    Brooklyn band churn out an upbeat ode to "Shoes." [YouTube]
    WATCH: CLIPSE Video Feat. CAM'RON, PHARELL
    Rappers trade rhymes at a fried chicken joint in "Popular Demand (Popeyes)." [Fader]
    DOWNLOAD: CRYSTAL ANTLERS Cover BOB DYLAN
    Long Beach, CA, indie rockers record a faithful version of "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue." [Fader]
    LISTEN: REAL ESTATE's New Song
    Buzz band chill out with down-tempo guitar groove, sunny harmonies on "Dumb Luck." [Stereogum]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Twin Shadow — To The Top " 03:20
  • 2 Fantasmes — Bare Bones " 04:58
  • 3 The Black Angels — An Occurrence at 4507 South Third Street " 03:20
  • 4 Soundgarden — Black Hole Sun (Demo) " 05:54
  • 5 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45
  • 6 Low Leaf — Set Me Free " 02:13
  • 7 Doe Paoro — Nobody " 03:05

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