Wednesday's Music Roundup

winehouse_1.jpg
AMY WINEHOUSE
WRITTEN BY
SPIN Staff

[Updated: 6:31 P.M.]

NEWS:

    VAMPIRE WEEKEND Top the Album Chart
    The New York indie rockers go mainstream with their second album. [SPIN]
    SNOOP DOGG to Reissue New Album with Extras
    More Malice: Deluxe Album and Movie, featuring Jay Z, Lil John, and an acting cameo by Jamie Foxx, drops March 23. [Myspace]
    U2, JAY-Z, RIHANNA to Perform at Haiti Benefit
    Plus: Hova, Bono, and the Edge record a new studio track which will also benefit earthquake victims. [SPIN]
    CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG
    Mysterious and seductive, the French pop princess wows at her sold-out Brooklyn gig. [SPIN]
    DANGER MOUSE, JAMES MERCER Talk BROKEN BELLS
    "I didn't want to produce other records anymore," Danger Mouse says of the starting the new band. [NME]
    REAL ESTATE, WOODS Announce North American Tour
    Outing kicks off March 12 in Brooklyn and will take them toSXSW. [Tiny Mix Tapes]
    AMY WINEHOUSE Pleads Guilty to Assault
    The singer was issued two years probation and fines for assaulting a theatre manager at a Christmas pantomime. [BBC]
    LA ROUX Working on "Complete Different" Second Album
    Singer Elly Jackson says she's testing new vocal styles and will move away from the 1980s influence of their last release. [NME]
    RUFUS WAINWRIGHT Honors Mom, Canadian Folk Singer KATE MCGARRIGLE
    "There is never enough time and she... went out there and bloody did it," he wrote of his mom, who died Tuesday of cancer. [Rufus Wainwright]
    COACHELLA 2010: JAY-Z, MUSE, GORILLAZ to Headline
    Full lineup for April 16-18 festival in Indio, CA, also includes Pavement, Faith No More, Vampire Weekend, and more. [SPIN]
    LOVE IS ALL Announce North American Tour
    Swedish rockers will support their new album, Two Thousand and Ten Injuries, out March 23. [Pitchfork]
    JOANNA NEWSOM, ST. VINCENT, BON IVER to play MusicNOW
    The three-day festival in Cincinnati, OH, will feature one artist per night, beginning March 30. [MusicNOW]
    THE YUMMY FUR Reunite for Brooklyn Show
    The band that gave us Franz Ferdinand and the 1990s reunite for a sweaty gig in Brooklyn. [SPIN]
    KATE MOSS Engaged to the THE KILLS' JAMIE HINCE
    The rocker reportedly pops the question to the supermodel on her 36th birthday. [SPIN]
    LADY GAGA, FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE Lead BRIT AWARD Noms
    Animal Collective, Jay-Z, Lily Allen, and more also score nods. [Brits]
    JAY-Z, YOUNG JEEZY, TREY SONGZ Working on New Album
    The trio are recording under the moniker Mob Squad, says Songz. [MTV]
    KILLERS to Take a Break
    Guitarist Dave Keuning says band is about to play "last shows for a while."[SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: GORILLAZ Track with MOS DEF
    Damon Albarn's virtual band will release Plastic Beach this March. [SPIN]
    WATCH: THOM YORKE Co-Hosts Radio Show
    Radiohead frontman talks new material, climate change, collaborating with Madlib, and touring by train. [BBC]
    WATCH: BEACH HOUSE's Surreal New Video
    Decapitated head spits out small rocks in the clip for "10 Mile," a track off the Baltimore duo's upcoming Teen Dream LP. [Gorilla Vs. Bear ]
    WATCH: SPOON Play Conan
    Britt Daniel and Co. perform "Written in Reverse" on The Tonight Show. [SPIN]
    LISTEN: FRANZ FERDINAND Collabo with Oscar-Winning Actress
    The Scot band get moody with the La Vie en Rose and Nine star Marion Cotillard. [SPIN]
    WATCH: New THE BRONX Documentary
    Filmed in London, the new release captures both sides of the band: L.A. punks the Bronx and their alter ego, Mariachi El Bronx.[Babelgum]
    WATCH: JOANNA NEWSOM Plays New Songs Live
    The indie star previews tracks off her third album, Have One on Me, in Australia. [Clash]
    WATCH: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Cover SIMPLE MINDS for JOHN HUGHES Tribute
    Seattle band play the Breakfast Club classic "Don't You (Forget About Me)." [VH1]
    REVIEW: SMASHING PUMPKINS Release New Song
    And guess what? It's good!!! [SPIN]

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Eve — The Beat Is So Crazy (featuring Madonna) " 04:00
  • 2 Roger Sellers — Waves " 06:30
  • 3 Dorian Concept — Ann River, Mn " 04:08
  • 4 Run the Jewels — Blockbuster Night Part 1 " 02:32
  • 5 T.I. — New National Anthem Feat Skylar Grey " 04:17

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA