Wednesday's Music Roundup

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THE NATIONAL
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SPIN Staff

[Updated: 5:53 P.M.]

NEWS:

    It's Official: New EMINEM Album Out in June!
    After denying reports of Relapse 2's existence, Em unveils his seventh album, Recovery. [Pitchfork]
    PUBLIC IMAGE LTD: First Gig in 18 Years
    Sex Pistol John Lydon revives his other band in L.A. Does PiL still have that punk spunk? Find out here! [SPIN]
    MARK RONSON: 'Expect New AMY WINEHOUSE Songs Soon'
    The duo are working on the follow-up to Winehouse's multi-million selling release Back To Black. [Gigwise]
    OUTKAST "Brewing" New Album
    Atlanta duo are working on their first release in four years, but Big Boi is mum: "It's top secret information." [NME]
    RACONTEURS Plan Record Store Day Gig
    Brendan Benson, Patrick Keeler, and "some friends" will perform as "The Racontwoers" at Third Man Records' Nashville HQ.[Third Man Records]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    WATCH: LCD SOUNDSYSTEM's Entire New Album
    In response to its leak, James Murphy streams This Is Happening before its official May release. [SPIN]
    WATCH: THEM CROOKED VULTURES Rock 'Kimmel'
    The supergroup play "New Fang," off their 2009 self-titled debut. [YouTube]
    WATCH: BON IVER Covers TOM PETTY
    Justin Vernon and a small chamber band perform a somber cover of "Crawling Back To You."[YouTube]
    WATCH: CONAN O'BRIEN Covers RADIOHEAD
    Newly minted TBS employee reimagines the English band's first single, "Creep." [Youtube]
    WATCH: Adorable Lo-Fi Princess BEST COAST
    L.A.'s up-and-coming Bethany Cosentino goes on a date with a total clown in her new video! [SPIN]
    WATCH: JANELLE MONAE Releases Trailer for Conceptual New Album
    The Atlanta funk crooner gets futuristic in this clip for her upcoming release, The ArchAndroid. [YouTube]
    WATCH: FLAMING LIPS Trippy New Video
    WTF? In the band's clip for "Powerfless," a monkey watches a girl, bound and gagged, as she tries to escape. [Pitchfork]
    WATCH: THE SPECIALS Play First U.S. Gig in 30 Years
    Brit ska band return on Fallon with their classic jam "Little Bitch." [Late Night With Jimmy Fallon]
    LISTEN: New BAND OF HORSES Song
    Rootsy rockers reveal "Laredo," second track from next month's Infinite Arms. Hear it now! [SPIN]
    DOWNLOAD: New NATIONAL Track Featuring SUFJAN STEVENS
    Brooklynites team up for "Afraid of Everyone," off the Nationals' May 11 release High Violet.[Stereogum]

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Now Playing
  • 1 Johnossi — Gone Forever (Adam Boy Remix) " 04:11
  • 2 DJ Center — 2AM inna London Dub " 05:10
  • 3 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart — Eurydice " 04:19
  • 4 Twin Shadow — To The Top " 03:20
  • 5 Fantasmes — Bare Bones " 04:58
  • 6 The Black Angels — An Occurrence at 4507 South Third Street " 03:20
  • 7 Soundgarden — Black Hole Sun (Demo) " 05:54

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