Wednesday's Music Roundup

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OASIS' LIAM GALLAGHER
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SPIN Staff

[Updated: 5:18 P.M.]

NEWS:

    PEARL JAM Pay Homage to MICHAEL JACKSON in London
    Plus: Watch video of the grunge gods unveiling new song "Supersonic." [SPIN]
    DR. DRE's The Chronic to Get Expanded Release
    Yo Dre, bonus tracks are great, but the fans really Detox! [MTV]
    GZA, WALE, TALIB KWELI Featured on New PETER BJORN AND JOHN Remix Album
    Three 6 Mafia, Bun B, and more also on Re-Living Thing. [MTV]
    OF MONTREAL Multi-Instrumentalist Preps Solo Debut
    James Huggins will drop A Parallax I on October 27. [Pitchfork]
    'TWILIGHT' Author Reveals Favorite New Music!
    Stephenie Meyer loves Animal Collective, Grizzly Bear, and the Dead Weather! [SPIN]
    PASSION PIT Announce U.S. Tour
    Boston indie-pop group kick off outing September 25 in New York. [NME]
    ALICIA KEYS, YOUNG JEEZY, PHARRELL on JAY-Z's 'Blueprint 3'
    MGMT and Nas -- rumored to join Hova on the release -- are both absent from tracklist. [Jay-Z]
    BIG BOI Talks Next OUTKAST Album
    "It's coming, and the album is fire!" the Atlanta rapper said. [AllHipHop]
    BRENDAN BENSON Rocks the SPIN Rooftop
    The power pop maestro heads up to the roof for a sterling set. [SPIN]
    ATLAS SOUND, JAPANDROIDS, SCHOOL OF SEVEN BELLS Play CMJ Marathon
    Pissed Jeans, Wild Light, and more among initial acts announced for New York fest. [CMJ]
    OASIS' LIAM GALLAGHER "Happy" About Noel's Solo Album
    However, the loudmouth rocker would prefer to record an Oasis release. [NME]
    PETE DOHERTY: LIBERTINES Will Reunite for 2010 Festivals
    "It's gonna happen," said the Babyshambles rocker. [Gigwise]
    Plans for Giant MICHAEL JACKSON Robot in Las Vegas Revealed
    King of Pop was plotting Vegas residency and robotic hotel resembling himself. [MTV]
    SMASHING PUMPKINS Officially Announce New Drummer
    19-year-old Portland, OR, native Mike Byrne replaces Jimmy Chamberlin. [SPIN]
    FLAMING LIPS Debut New Songs Live
    Digital vaginas and bugles highlight the L.A. stop of the band's tour! [SPIN]

MP3s & VIDEOS:

    LISTEN: CONVERGE's Metal Mayhem
    Brooklyn head-bangers post "Dark Horse," the first song off their October release. [MySpace]
    LISTEN: NEW ORDER's Bernard Sumner Posts Music by New Band
    Check out "Sink or Swim," the first single from the rocker's group Bad Lieutenant. [MySpace]
    LISTEN: MEW Preview New Album
    Check out 30 second clips of each track off the band's Aug. 24 release.[NME]
    LISTEN: TEGAN AND SARA Sing on New TIESTO Track
    The Canadian twins add vocals to dance / trance track "Feel It In My Bones."[Stereogum]
    WATCH: BECK Covers VELVET UNDERGROUND & NICO
    The boho rocker and crew perform "I'll Be Your Mirror" as part of their ongoing Record Club. [Beck]
    DOWNLOAD: THE SWELL SEASON's "In These Arms"
    The Once stars sing about destined love in this acoustic song off their October release. [My Old Kentucky Blog]

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  • 5 Unicorns — Rocketship " 02:50
  • 6 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
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