Tuesday's Music Roundup

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[Updated: 5:07 P.M.]

NEWS:

    COURTNEY LOVE Gets Inked
    The Hole frontwoman posts pics of her new tattoos online. [SPIN]
    Complete 'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' Soundtrack: WOLFMOTHER, FRANZ, OWL CITY
    Almost Alice -- also featuring Motion City Soundtrack, Tokio Hotel, and more -- hits stores March 2. [MySpace]
    New DR. DOG Album Due in April
    Philly band team with producer extraordinaire Rob Schnapf for Shame, Shame. [SPIN]
    THESE ARMS ARE SNAKES Break Up
    Seattle prog/post-hardcore group call it quits after eight-year run. [MySpace]
    M.I.A. Blasts 'NEW YORK TIMES' Over Sri Lanka Report
    Sri Lankan-born singer scolds the paper for writing a rosy report about tourism in her native land, posts photo of civil war. [Twitter]
    SLASH Turned Down Millions to Reunite with GUNS N ROSES
    "It's excessive," he said of the offer. "Seven, eight digit kinds of things." [NME]
    KAREN O AND THE KIDS to Tour Behind 'WILD THINGS' Soundtrack?
    YYYs banshee adds that she hopes to work with the same group of musicians, including members of Deerhunter, Dead Weather, and more. [Variety]
    ROKY ERICKSON Recruits OKKERVIL RIVER for New Album
    Austin, TX, indie band backs the psych-rock pioneer on the whole record, and frontman Will Sheff produces. [Pitchfork]
    PAVEMENT, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE to Headline Toronto Fest
    Band of Horses will also play the Toronto Island Concert June 19. [Exclaim]
    YOKO ONO Recruits ERIC CLAPTON, PAUL SIMON, SONIC YOUTH for Special Concert
    Ono revives her Plastic Ono Band for first gig in 41 years. Plus: Bette Midler! [Pitchfork]
    'AMERICAN IDOL' Judge SIMON COWELL Exits to Launch 'X FACTOR' in U.S.
    "[Money] wasn't the reason behind it. I wanted to do something different," he said. "I wanted a new challenge." [BBC]
    THE TING TINGS Detail Next Album
    Kunst, out this Spring, is named for a massage parlor near their recording studio in Berlin. [NME]
    M.I.A. on New Album: "No Gimmicks"
    Singer/MC talks about the follow-up to her 2008 smash, Kala, which might arrive as early as this spring. [SPIN]
    PAVEMENT to Headline Pitchfork Music Fest
    Indie-rock kings to play the annual Chicago-based event, typically held in July. [Consequence of Sound]
    BLONDE REDHEAD Score 'Dungeons & Dragons' Documentary
    Brooding NYC trio nerd out with an original score to The Dungeon Masters. [Playlist]
    Name GHOSTFACE, REAKWON, and METHOD MAN's New Group
    Wu-Tang members form a side-project, look to fans for a little help with their name. [MySpace]
    LUPE FIASCO, SANTIGOLD Blog from Peak of Kilimanjaro
    The pair is scaling the African mountain to address the need for clean water in developing nations. [MTV]
    AMY WINEHOUSE to Remarry Ex-Husband?
    Reports claim the Brit songbird has patched up her relationship with Blake Fielder-Civil, who is currently in drug rehab. [Mirror]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: MY MORNING JACKET Covers Archive!
    From the Who to Danzing, 50 of the Southern band's live covers are compiled into a neat, tidy list. [You Aint No Picasso]
    WATCH: VAMPIRE WEEKEND Unplugged
    As their sophomore set finally arrives, the NYC lads make their debut on MTV Unplugged. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Exclusive: New SHOUT OUT LOUDS Song
    Like Peter Bjorn and John... but with seasonal affective disorder. Which is awesome! [SPIN]
    LISTEN: Stream SPOON's New Album
    Hear the Austin, TX, indie band's latest record, Transference, a week before its official release. [SPIN]
    WATCH: MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK's New Video
    Jaunty adolescent angst? Check. Exploding volcanoes? Check. Dancing? CHECK. [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: DIRTY PROJECTORS Release Two Free Singles
    The critical darlings of 2009 start off the new year in a giving mood. [SPIN]
    WATCH: ALICIA KEYS "Booty Calls" ANDY SAMBERG on 'SNL'
    Soul songstress places a late-night call to Samberg's nerdy character Lyle in a hilarious new digital short. [Hulu]
    WATCH: Trailer for BLINK-182's New Documentary
    Guitarist Tom DeLonge on the band's reunion album: "People expect it to be the work of our life... now we're ready for it." [Pickrset]
    LISTEN: PASSION PIT Cover THE CRANBERRIES
    Boston indie band perform the Irish hit-makers' tune "Dreams" at a hometown show. [Music Slut]

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