Tuesday's Music Roundup

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VAMPIRE WEEKEND
WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

[Updated: 6:23 P.M.]

NEWS:

    EMINEM Does Surprise Performance in New York City
    The Detroit rapper celebrates his album release with an unannounced set at a Red Bull freestyle battle. [SPIN]
    THE XX Announce Fall Tour Dates
    Brit indie band play U.S. clubs in September and October with opener Warpaint. [Pitchfork]
    INTERPOL Play First Concert in Two Years
    The New York City band debut new songs and members at their tour kickoff in Rochester, NY. [SPIN]
    ARCADE FIRE Add Second Madison Square Garden Date in August
    Tickets to see the Canadian rockers in the famous arena go on sale June 23. [Merge Records]
    BUSH to Reunite in September for California Fest
    Blink-182, Eminem, and Kiss will join the '90s scrunge rockers. [SPIN]
    VAMPIRE WEEKEND Add Dates to Summer Tour
    New York band extend their trek with Beach House and the Very Best into October. [Filter]
    JAY-Z, EMINEM Play on 'Letterman' Rooftop
    The hip-hop heavyweights performance wil air on The Late Show Friday night. [SPIN]
    BECK, BOWIE, METRIC, MGMT on Summer Soundtracks
    Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World, The Kids Are Alright recruit indie favorites. [SPIN]
    SLIPKNOT Bassist Died from Accidental Drug Overdose
    The medical examiner also discovered that Paul Gray suffered from "significant heart disease." [SPIN]
    WAVVES Debut New Songs at Tour Kickoff
    The surf-punk outfit get a Toronto crowd pogo-ing, but also premiere some vulnernable ballads. [SPIN]
    New RADIOHEAD Album Almost Finished
    Guitarist Ed O'Brien says they're a "matter of weeks" away from finishing recording. [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: CRYSTAL CASTLES' Creepy New Video
    Ontario electronic duo's video for "Celestica" features children playing instruments in a cemetery! [YouTube]
    WATCH: POP-PUNK STARS Form New Band
    Check out in-studio video of Taking Back Sunday, Coheed, Hot Rod Circuit collaboration Terrible Things. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: GRANDADDY, EARLIMART Side-Project Track
    Hear "Ghosts of Syllables," a somber yet rockin' tune from new indie band Admiral Radley's July release, I Heart California. [SPIN]
    WATCH: MORNING BENDERS Cover FLEETWOOD MAC
    Berkeley, CA, indie band cover "Dreams" at a New York City gig. [Stereogum]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Azealia Banks — Heavy Metal And Reflective " 02:31
  • 2 Mystery Skulls — Paralyzed (Single Version) " 02:34
  • 3 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 4 Kevin Morby — We Did It All Wrong " 04:47
  • 5 Kiesza — Giant In My Heart (Arches Remix) " 05:50
  • 6 Bellows — Funny Things " 03:17
  • 7 Living Days — Thrill Anybody (MNDR Remix) " 04:07

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