Wednesday's Music Roundup

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LIL WAYNE
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SPIN Staff

[Updated: 6:54 P.M.]

NEWS:

    'ECLIPSE' Soundtrack: BECK, METRIC & 13 More
    Click here to find out which other indie stars wrote original songs for the next Twilight movie! [SPIN]
    LIL WAYNE Busted for Contraband at Rikers Island Jail
    The rapper had unauthorized headphones and a charger for an MP3 player. [LA Times]
    MASSIVE ATTACK Kick Off U.S. Tour
    The Brit trip-hop innovators flaunt their well deserved influence at their first American outing in four years. [SPIN]
    BRANDON FLOWERS Taps JENNY LEWIS for Solo Debut
    "I've just got this fire in my bosom that's still burning. I'm ready to go!" said the Killers frontman. [SPIN]
    NORAH JONES, MGMT, YEASAYER Members Appear in New Movie
    Brooklyn rockers Suckers will perform in the indie rom-com, called Wah Do Dem. [Pitchfork]
    LOLLAPALOOZA Expands Festival Grounds
    Officials expand from 80 acres to about 115, allowing 20,000 more fans each day. [Chicago Sun Times]
      ROLLING STONES Hints at Complete Album Concerts
      Keith Richards: "I have heard the idea being mentioned in passing. Where there's smoke, there's fire, you know?"[Spinner]
      M.I.A.: New Single, Album Title, Release Date
      Listen to her latest club banger and get details about her July record. [SPIN]
      DAMON ALBARN: 'BLUR to Record New Material'
      The Brit band -- who recently released a Record Store Day seven-inch -- hope to release more one-off songs. [NME]
      KATY PERRY to Release Her Sophomore Album
      Snoop Dogg guests on first single "California Gurls." Hear it now. [SPIN]
      SMASHING PUMPKINS Reveal New Band Member
      Click here to find out which vet has joined the lineup for Billy Corgan's ever-evolving alt-rock group. [SPIN]

    MP3s & VIDEOS:

      WATCH: BIG BOI Cooks with MARTHA STEWART
      The OutKast rapper's mom also grilled lobster on "The Martha Stewart Show." [Martha Stewart]
      WATCH: Rapper P.O.S. Freestyles at SPIN
      Minneapolis rapper crafts beats and rhymes on the spot in our NYC office. [SPIN]
      WATCH: GREEN DAY Cover THE ROLLING STONES on 'Late Night'
      Bay Area punks play "Rip This Joint" off the Brit band's classic 1972 release Exile On Main Street.[SPIN]
      LISTEN: New BAND OF HORSES Album
      Southern quintet unveil their third album, Infinite Arms, a week before its official release. [SPIN]
      WATCH: JONSI Plays 'Ferguson'
      Sigur Ros frontman plays "Go Do," the lead track off his solo debut Go. [Youtube]
      WATCH: New PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART Video
      Brooklyn pop darlings party down with furries in the clip for "Higher Than the Stars." Watch now! [SPIN]
      WATCH: SLASH and MAROON 5's ADAM LEVINE Rock 'Ellen'
      The Ex-Gun N' Roses guitarist tapped the pop-rock singer to perform "Gotten," a song off his debut solo album, Slash. [Youtube]
      WATCH: New ALICIA KEYS Video
      R&B megastar explores the struggles facing interracial relationships in "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" clip. [Nah Right]
      WATCH: MGMT Play Hour-Long After 'Letterman'
      The trippy rockers treat an in-studio audience at the late night TV show to 10 songs! See it all here. [SPIN]
      DOWNLOAD: JARVIS COCKER Records Album of Nature Sounds
      Rocker releases album for England's National Trust, featuring sounds recorded at locations -- forests, lakes, etc. -- run by the Trust. [NME]
      WATCH: THE NATIONAL's New Video
      Frontman Matt Berninger goes for a stroll in the clip for "Bloodbuzz Ohio."[Pitchfork]
      WATCH: Love Kills in DRAKE's New Video
      The hot new rapper falls for his boss' girl and pays the ultimate price in "Find Your Love" clip. [SPIN]

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Now Playing
  • 1 M.I.A. — Gold " 01:48
  • 2 A Sunny Day in Glasgow — Bye Bye, Big Ocean (The End) [Ice Choir Remix] " 04:35
  • 3 Azealia Banks — Heavy Metal And Reflective " 02:31
  • 4 Mystery Skulls — Paralyzed (Single Version) " 02:34
  • 5 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 6 Kevin Morby — We Did It All Wrong " 04:47
  • 7 Kiesza — Giant In My Heart (Arches Remix) " 05:50

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