Tuesday's Music Roundup

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LIL WAYNE
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[Updated: 6:53 P.M.]

NEWS:

    LADY GAGA Leads BRIT Awards
    Jay-Z, Lily Allen, Kasabian, Oasis, and more also win at the London ceremony. [SPIN]
    GREEN DAY, LADY GAGA, SOUNDGARDEN at LOLLAPALOOZA
    Reports say these three acts will headline the Chicago fest, set to hit Grant Park in early August. [SPIN]
    BJORK Writes Poem for ALEXANDER MCQUEEN
    The Icelandic songstress was a close friend and collaborator of the late fashion icon. [Bjork]
    JEMINA PEARL Storms Offstage at Brooklyn Gig
    The punk singer kicked the drum set and flipped her band the finger. [BrooklynVegan]
    GUNS N' ROSES Perform in a Tiny NYC Bar!
    Axl Rose and Co. cover Bob Dylan for a star-studded crowd, including Mickey Rourke, the Strokes, and Adrian Grenier. [SPIN]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND, MGMT, PAVEMENT Set for SASQUATCH
    My Morning Jacket, Passion Pit, and Tegan & Sara also set for May festival in Washington State. [SPIN]
    MURDER CITY DEVILS Reunion Tour Hits NYC
    Hardcore Seattle punks, starring former Modest Mouse guitarist, play first East Coast shows in nine years. [SPIN]
    Go Inside FLAMING LIPS Frontman WAYNE COYNE's House
    His Oklahoma house is like a 1950s sci-fi movie -- complete with a control board in the bathroom! [Fitzsimmons-Arch]
    JIM JAMES Plays Solo Valentine's Day Show
    My Morning Jacket frontman serenades Louisville's lovers. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA Prepares to Return to the Studio
    "So we're gonna start very, very soon," producer RedOne said of Gaga's next LP. "We're just gonna rock again." [MTV]
    EMI to Sell London's ABBEY ROAD STUDIO
    Label is hoping to raise cash for its private equity owner Terra Firma. [Financial Times]
    MADONNA to Appear on JERRY SEINFELD's New Reality Show
    But is she qualified to be a judge on... The Marriage Ref?[AP]
    TRAVIS BARKER Taps LIL WAYNE, SLIPKNOT for Solo Album
    RZA, the Game also contribute to the as-yet-untitled release. [SPIN]
    KNACK Frontman DOUG FIEGER Dead at 57
    Fieger, who cowrote the band's biggest hit "My Sharona," succumbed to lung cancer. [Reuters]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: New Song From CIRCA SURVIVE
    Plus: The PA-based rockers reveal the title and release date of their major label debut. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: ROBERT SMITH's 'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' Song
    Cure frontman reinterprets "Very Good Advice," a song from Disney's 1951 Alice cartoon, for Tim Burton's remake. [Stereogum]
    LISTEN: New TED LEO Song
    New Jersey punk rocker leaks "The Might Sparrow," the opening track on his March 9 release The Brutalist Bricks. [Matador Records]
    WATCH: Music Stars Sing "WE ARE THE WORLD" for Haiti
    Lil Wayne, Mary J., Pink, Usher, Fergie, Wyclef, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and more join forces for charity. [YouTube]
    WATCH: STROKES Recording in the Studio!
    Go behind-the-scenes as the boys track a new song and goof off! [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Stardeath and White Dwarfs — Luminous Veil " 04:40
  • 2 Tuatara — Snakecharmer " 02:56
  • 3 Sleep — The Clarity " 09:51
  • 4 The Weeknd — King Of The Fall " 05:02
  • 5 Unicorns — Rocketship " 02:50
  • 6 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
  • 7 Christopher Denny — Watch Me Shine " 04:28

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